It’s no wonder that organized labor was hostile to Kavanaugh’s nomination; the judge has often sided with employers in disputes with unions. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Pool via Bloomberg)

If the bitter fight between Democrats and Republicans over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court didn’t make it clear, the newest member of the high court is expected to be a reliable member of the court’s five-member conservative bloc.

But what does that mean, specifically, from the perspective of employers? Kavanaugh’s record as a judge generally tilts in favor of employers, although he has on occasion delivered decisions that have favored employees.

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