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Senate Confirms Ring for NLRB

Posted in NLRB
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

UPDATE: House Committee Votes to Amend Senate Bill 5

Posted in Legislation, SERB
Today, the Ohio House Commerce and Labor Committee considered amendments to Senate Bill 5.  According to a report in The Columbus Dispatch, some of the changes considered include: Giving public employees the right to refuse to pay "fair share" fees to unions. Making some changes to impasse resolution mechanisms, primarily by providing an option of a public referendum on… Continue Reading