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NLRB Appointments Confirmed

On July 31, 2012, the Senate confirmed five members to the National Labor Relations Board.For all business and especially for Merit Shop contractors, the majority spells continued trouble ahead - ABC expects that Pearce, Hirozawa and Schiffer will use their majority on the Board to further the radical agenda we have seen over the last four years.  This likely means a new Ambush Election rule, and intrusion of micro unions into new industries, along with a new very anti-business 

ABC Criticizes President for NLRB Recess Appointments

ABC Jan. 4 criticized President Obama for undermining the U.S. Senate’s advice and consent role by recess-appointing Democrats Sharon Block, deputy assistant secretary for congressional affairs at the Department of Labor; Richard Griffin, general counsel for the International Union of Operating Engineers to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB); and Republican Terence Flynn, chief counsel to NLRB member Brian Hayes.  


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