Will Joe Biden Fire The Labor Board's Top Cop?

By Braden Campbell (December 1, 2020, 10:36 PM EST) -- National Labor Relations Board general counsel Peter Robb has emerged as one of organized labor's top foes for his role in the agency's shift to more business-friendly policy. Will this acrimony drive President-elect Joe Biden to take the unprecedented step of firing a sitting general counsel?

Labor unions have assembled a case for Biden to fire Robb before his term expires in November, say internal union attorneys and outside counsel familiar with the discussions who asked not to be named. And the Communications Workers of America, at least, has broached the subject with Biden's transition team, the union's director of government affairs...

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