GOP Sens. Grill Obama's NLRB Picks On Objectivity

Law360, New York (July 23, 2013, 4:11 PM EDT) -- At a Senate committee hearing Tuesday on the president's two recent nominees to the National Labor Relations Board, Republican lawmakers pressed the nominees for assurances that they would weigh cases impartially despite their ties to the labor movement.

On June 16, President Barack Obama nominated Nancy Schiffer, a retired associate general counsel at the AFL-CIO, and Kent Hirozawa, who currently serves as chief counsel to NLRB Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce, to serve as board members, withdrawing his earlier nominations of two previous recess appointees as part...
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