GOP Reps Tell NLRB General Counsel: Pull Memo Or Quit

Law360, New York (February 2, 2017, 8:12 PM EST) -- Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., head of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, on Thursday ripped a recent memorandum issued by National Labor Relations Board general counsel Richard Griffin deeming college football players as employees under federal labor law, saying he should either rescind the memo or quit.

Foxx, joined with Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Mich., chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, in decrying the memo Griffin sent to regional offices on Wednesday as an attempt to double-down on a “partisan agenda” at a time when President Donald Trump “is entitled to move the NLRB in a...

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