Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon did not have the authority to delegate to a Regional Director the authority to issue an unfair labor practice complaint, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington has ruled. Hooks v Kitsap Tenant Support Services, Inc., No. 13-5470 (W.D. Wash. Aug. 13, 2013). See our article, NLRB Recess-Appointment Problem Sinks NLRB Regional Director’s Complaint Authority for a more extensive discussion of this important decision. In the meantime, please feel free to contact the attorney with whom you regularly work.