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Ninth Circuit reverses NLRB, holding that substantial evidence did not support the Board’s conclusion that the relevant activity was secondary picketing and thus barred by the NLRA

April 28, 2021

Click here to view the opinion. The U.S. Chamber had supported the NLRB on another issue the Ninth Circuit did not reach.

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Ninth Circuit to reaffirm that the Taft-Hartley Act’s ban on union secondary boycotts of neutral third parties does not violate the First Amendment

December 02, 2019

The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief jointly with the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace, Associated Builders and Contractors, National Retail Federation, and Retail Industry Leaders Association. Jonathan C. Fritts, Michael E. Kenneally, Richard J. Marks, and John C. Sullivan of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP served as co-counsel for the amici.

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