NLRB Resignation May Recharge Nomination Battles

Law360, New York (May 29, 2012, 9:26 PM EDT) -- The resignation of National Labor Relations Board member Terence Flynn over the weekend amid allegations of ethics violations sets the stage for another high-stakes political confrontation between the president and Congress over the board's composition, even as the fight over previous appointments continues in the courts.

Flynn submitted his resignation on Saturday and recused himself from all agency business until the resignation becomes effective on July 24, according to the NLRB. His decision to step down comes on the heels of two NLRB inspector general's reports...
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