Ex-NLRB Member Moves Closer To Returning To The Board

Law360, New York (September 17, 2014, 3:49 PM EDT) -- Former National Labor Labor Relations Board member Sharon Block — whose 2012 recess appointment was deemed unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court in June — moved a step closer Wednesday toward rejoining the labor board, despite Republican complaints about NLRB bias and her “lack of respect” for the U.S. Constitution   

In a 13-9 vote that split largely along party lines, the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee approved Block's July nomination, setting the state for a full Senate vote. Alaska Republican Lisa Murkowski broke ranks with her GOP colleagues and voted in Block's favor.

Block, who was renominated this summer after leaving...

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