Labor of Law: Your Predictions (And a Few Questions) About a Justice Kavanaugh

July 12, 2018,, By Erin Mulvaney

Brett Kavanaugh elevation to the U.S. Supreme Court would put on the bench a veteran judge with deep experience on labor and employment issues. Here’s a snapshot of some questions and predictions.

The new website D.C. Circuit Breaker – shows he’s a fairly consistent vote for business. Of course, that won’t particularly rock the persuasions of the current court, as the retiring Anthony Kennedy wasn’t always ruling for the little guy. Unlike recent nominees to the high court, Kavanaugh would arrive with a substantial experience presiding in labor and employment disputes—particularly the National Labor Relations Board and the Labor Department. The early criticism of Kavanaugh—depending, of course, on your vantage—is that he’s bent over backwards for employers. Kavanaugh would get an early test as major workplace LGBT cases are arriving at the court.  To read entire article click here.



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