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04.4.18

Meredith Kirshenbaum, associate in the firm's Litigation Group, is quoted in "Labor Board Chairman May Be Charting Policy in Footnotes," published in the April 4, 2018, edition of the Bloomberg Daily Labor Report.

"The idea of the board declining jurisdiction over charter schools has been around for at least five years, but has never been exercised."
Meredith Kirshenbaum

Ms. Kirshenbaum discussed the recent forward-looking footnotes National Labor Relations Board Chairman Marvin E. Kaplan has dropped in several decisions during his eight months on the board. In a recent ruling, the chairman wrote separately in a footnote that a full five-member board should consider declining to assert jurisdiction over all charter schools in future cases. 

"The idea of the board declining jurisdiction over charter schools has been around for at least five years, but has never been exercised," Meredith Kirshenbaum said. Ms. Kirshenbaum represents charter schools in Chicago.