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Update on NLRB Vacancies

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As readers of this blog know, the Trump administration began its time in office with two vacancies on the NLRB.  After some delay, nominations were finally announced for these positions, and included William Emanuel, a management side labor lawyer for a large, national labor and employment law firm, and Marvin Kaplan, an attorney working for the Occupational… Continue Reading

President Obama Withdraws Nomination of Sharon Block

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In an interesting move Wednesday, President Obama notified the U.S. Senate that he was withdrawing the nomination of Sharon Block to the NLRB.  In her place, the President nominated Lauren McGarity McFerran. Ms. Block’s nomination cleared the Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on an essentially party-line vote earlier this year.  The nomination of… Continue Reading

Four Noteworthy Developments from Last Week

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Developments in four different areas last week deserve some attention.  All of them touch on issues that this blog has tracked in the past, and all of them will be of interest to the labor professional. NLRB Nominations. The President’s nominations to the NLRB continue to move through the Senate confirmation process. The Senate’s Health,… Continue Reading

New NLRB Nominations: President Obama Nominates Two New Candidates for Labor Board Vacancies

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Earlier this week, President Obama nominated two Democrats, Sharon Block and Richard Griffin, to serve as members of the NLRB.  Ms. Block currently works at the U.S. Department of Labor, an agency which has attracted attention over its controversial proposal to modify the rules governing "persuaders" in labor organizing campaigns.  Mr. Griffin serves as General Counsel for… Continue Reading