Recess Appointee Named as Candidate for NLRB General Counsel

As expected, former National Labor Relations Board member Richard Griffin is President Obama’s choice to serve as the Board’s General Counsel (GC). On Thursday, his nomination was sent to the Senate, while acting GC Lafe Solomon’s nomination was withdrawn. Griffin – along with Sharon Block – was seated to the Board via recess appointment on January 4, 2012, and removed from his position as part of the recent Senate deal to approve a full complement of Board members and avoid filibuster reform.  Continue reading this entry at Littler's DC Employment Law Update.

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