Trump Picks OSHRC Counsel For Labor Board Seat

By Vin Gurrieri (June 20, 2017, 10:27 AM EDT) -- President Donald Trump on Monday selected Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission counsel Marvin Kaplan to fill one of two vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board, and also tapped Patrick Pizzella, the acting head of the Federal Labor Relations Authority, to serve as Deputy Secretary of Labor. 

Pending Senate confirmation, Kaplan will join Republican NLRB chair Philip Miscimarra and Democrats Mark Gaston Pearce and Lauren McFerran on the five-member labor board. Pizzella, if confirmed, will act as the number two person at the U.S. Department of Labor under labor secretary Alex Acosta, who was confirmed in late April.

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