Senate Confirms Obama’s 5 NLRB Nominees

Tuesday, July 30 marked the first time in more than a decade that all 5 member positions have been filled on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The senate took a vote Tuesday morning to appoint several nominees. As part of a bi-partisan agreement reached this month, two new candidates Kent Hirozawa and Nancy Schiffer were appointed to replace the two candidates President Obama appointed through his recess appointment power. Mark Gaston Pearce, the current NLRB chairman, was also confirmed for a new term bringing the NLRB to a full 5 members.

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