Statement: Court Finds Appointment of NLRB’s Lafe Solomon Invalid

In November of 2011, Cause of Action requested an investigation into Mr. Lafe Solomon, the then-acting general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board. Cause of Action has highlighted the conflict of interest concerning Lafe Solomon’s actions in the Boeing case, as well as his engagement in ex-parte communications with […]

Morning News for Friday, March 01, 2013

From the Washington Examiner: Solyndra was indicative, not exceptional. Just this week, Cause of Action, an activist watchdog nonprofit, said it found a .95 percent correlation between companies that got Energy Department loans and those that made political contributions. Government Executive: The Justice Department spent $11.4 million on executives’ non-mission […]

The future may not hold the “sunshine” we government accountability advocates long to see.

In November we asked why the President continues to ignore laws that have been put in place to protect the integrity of the election system. What we continue to find is that there is a pressing need for increased accountability, not just over election law, but in holding administration officials […]

Daily Caller: Former ethics officer says NLRB inspector general ‘improperly’ cleared Obama appointee of wrongdoing

Read the full story here. Daily Caller “Prompted in part by Joseph’s claims, the legal advocacy group Cause of Action sent a Dec. 7 request to the Department of Justice for a new investigation into the Solomon case. Cause of Action claimed that the OIG “shifted the blame away from […]

CoA NLRB Report and Letter to DOJ

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CoA Memo on NLRB’s Lafe Solomon & Conflict of Interest Law

Following the NLRB Office of Inspector General’s report on General Counsel Lafe Solomon’s conflict of interest in a matter before the board, Cause of Action is providing the following legal analysis for public education. Cause of Action Memo on NLRB OIG Report Re: Lafe Solomon Conflict of Interest

Cause of Action Demands Answers From NLRB On Ex Parte Communications

  CAUSE OF ACTION DEMANDS ANSWERS FROM NLRB ON EX PARTE COMMUNICATIONS Inspector General at NLRB May Have Ignored Evidence Against Lafe Solomon and Wilma Liebman WASHINGTON – Cause of Action (CoA), a government accountability group, sent a letter on Monday to National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Inspector General David […]