Biden Fires NLRB GC Robb After He Declined To Resign

Law360 (January 20, 2021, 6:30 PM EST) -- President Joe Biden made good on a threat to fire National Labor Relations Board general counsel Peter Robb Wednesday after the board's top prosecutor rebuffed an earlier request to resign, the White House said.

Peter Robb declined President Joe Biden's request Wednesday to resign from his role as the National Labor Relations Board's top prosecutor. (Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Robb resisted the president's early afternoon request to vacate his seat by 5 p.m. or be removed, telling the White House that firing him would be unprecedented and that his ouster would undermine the independence of the GC's office, according to...

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