The National Labor Relations Board occasionally invites the public to file amicus briefs in cases of significance or high interest. Listed below are current and recent invitations - each with a short description of the issues involved and filing deadlines. Briefs should be filed with the Office of the Executive Secretary; contact information is provided in the text of each invitation.
Board Invites Briefs in Temple University Hospital
The National Labor Relations Board grants review in part of the Acting Regional Director’s Decision and Direction of Election in Temple University Hospital, Inc. (04-RC-162716). In addition, the Board invites the filing of briefs in order to allow parties and interested amici an opportunity to address whether the Board should exercise its discretion to decline jurisdiction over the employer in this case and whether the Board should extend comity to the unit of the Employer’s professional and technical employees certified by the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board (PLRB) in 2006.
Briefs from parties and interested amici must be submitted on or before January 12, 2017.
** UPDATE 1/10/2017 **
To aid in the consideration of the issues raised in this case, the Board is extending the time for filing of briefs from the parties and interested amici to on or before January 26, 2017. The parties may file responsive briefs on or before February 9, 2017. This extension applies to all parties and interested amici.