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Senate Confirms Ring for NLRB

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The U.S. Senate voted yesterday by a narrow 50-48 margin to confirm the nomination of John Ring (R) to the NLRB.  Prior to his nomination, Ring was an attorney representing management at a large law firm.  The confirmation of his appointment returns the NLRB to a 3-2 Republican majority. Late last year, the NLRB also had… Continue Reading

Senate Confirms New NLRB Member

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Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate confirmed Lauren McGarity McFerran (D) to take the place of Member Schiffer (D), whose term expires next week.  As readers of this blog will recall, the move came after President Obama withdrew the controversial nomination of Sharon Block (D), who became caught up in the unconstitutional appointment issue the Supreme… Continue Reading

Senate Confirms NLRB Appointments

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The U.S. Senate voted yesterday to confirm all of President Obama’s nominees to the NLRB.  The Democratic nominees were confirmed on a roll call vote, while the Republican nominees were confirmed on a voice vote.  Thus, for the first time in nearly a decade, the NLRB will have five full members, all confirmed by the… Continue Reading