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César Rosado

César Rosado-Marzán is an Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Institute for Law and the Workplace at the Chicago-Kent College of Law.
When “Restructuring” Weakens Enforcement

When “Restructuring” Weakens Enforcement

As Sharon recently covered, in January the National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel announced a proposal to overhaul the agency’s long-standing structure of local offices. Though some details remain sketchy, reports suggest that the idea is to consolidate the existing 26 regions into a smaller number of “districts.” Regional directors, now classified as Senior Executive Service personnel with broad authorities, would be demoted and required to funnel various decisions to a new layer of managers reporting directly to the General Counsel in Washington, D.C.