NLRB Owes It To Public To Keep Working, Chairman Says

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 3:50 PM EDT) -- National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Pearce told a Senate committee Thursday that the current NLRB members “owe it to the public” to keep working despite the D.C. Circuit's blockbuster Noel Canning ruling, which said two members' recess appointments were invalid.

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held a hearing on five pending nominations to the NLRB that would give the embattled labor board a full set of members, representing both political parties, for the first time in years. HELP Committee Chairman Tom Harkin,...
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