He’s BAAAACK, Unless Senators Stop Him

That’s right, President Biden’s nominee for the position of Administrator of the Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division is David Weil, who also served in that exact same capacity during the Obama administration. The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held a confirmation hearing yesterday on the nominations of Weil…

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Biden Fills NLRB Vacancy

Earlier this week, President Biden nominated labor attorney Gwynne Wilcox to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), tapping the union-side practitioner to fill the long-vacant fifth seat on the panel. If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Wilcox would become the first black woman to sit on the NLRB in its 85-year…

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HELP Delays Ring Vote, Then Approves

It was starting to feel like the confirmation that wasn’t, but at long last, the US Senate Committee on Health Education Labor & Pensions (HELP) has finally approved the nomination of NLRB member nominee John Ring and sent it to the full Senate. Over the past week, the announced vote on President Trump’s latest NLRB…

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Hitting (or Missing) A Moving Target

Well, we tried and missed again on projecting a formal vote on the nomination of attorney John Ring to the final vacancy on the National Labor Relations Board. As we told you last week, the Senate Health Education Labor & Pensions Committee (HELP) held its confirmation hearing on the nomination last week and scheduled its…

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Senate Labor Committee Advances NLRB Nominees

The names of President Trump’s final two nominees for the NLRB Board have been advanced by the US Senate Health Education Labor & Pension Committee and will go before the full Senate for a final confirmation vote soon. Attorneys William Emanuel and Marvin Kaplan were both approved by a party line vote of 12 –…

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Change Takes Time, But Arriving

It has been over seven months since Donald Trump was elected President and during that time, we have watched the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continue its pro-union, anti-business march, knowing all the while that gradual but steady change would come with the new administration. Well this week, another phase of that change took place…

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