New wrinkle to Boeing-NLRB labor standoff

Judge calls for celerity as NLRB member terms set to expire

A week after House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) ratcheted up the drama yet again on Boeing Co.’s ongoing strife with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a judge issued a plea to both sides to push the process along.

Administrative Law Judge Clifford Anderson told lawyers yesterday that because one of the NLRB member’s terms is set to expire Aug. 27, and a second member’s term ends in December, that the vacancies will have significant consequences on the trial.

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