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President Obama Again Nominates Craig Becker to NLRB

Posted in NLRB
Last year, President Obama nominated Craig Becker to the NLRB.  Mr. Becker’s nomination, however, bogged down in the U.S. Senate over his controversial views on the NLRA.  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce even took the step of opposing Mr. Becker’s nomination, a position it had not taken since the early 1990’s.  Ultimately, Mr. Becker’s nomination… Continue Reading

Becker Nomination Fails to Garner 60 Votes

Posted in EFCA, NLRB
President Obama’s nominee to the NLRB, Craig Becker, failed to garner the support necessary to overcome a filibuster earlier today. Click here for the ABC News story. As a result of a "hold" placed on his nomination, under Senate rules 60 votes were required to confirm the nomination. Only 52 senators voted in favor of… Continue Reading

Senate HELP Committee Confirms Becker

Posted in NLRB
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee voted yesterday on President Obama’s nominee to the NLRB, Craig Becker. Mr. Becker’s nomination has been controversial. The vote yesterday was 13-10 to confirm Mr. Becker. The vote split along party lines. Click here for the LA Times story. The nomination next moves to the full Senate. Senator… Continue Reading

Senate Holds Hearing on NLRB Nominee Craig Becker

Posted in NLRB
After placing a hold on Craig Becker’s nomination to the NLRB, Senator John McCain (R-Az.) and other Senators got their chance to question Mr. Becker in a confirmation hearing earlier today. Hearings on NLRB nominees are rare. Of President Obama’s three appointees, Mr. Becker has been the most controversial. He has strong ties to organized… Continue Reading