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New Labor Board Appointees Signal Change Is Coming
Written by Erin Johansson   
April 28, 2009

The National Labor Relations Board may once again be a worker-friendly agency which actually fulfills its mission to promote democracy in the workplace. 

President Obama has announced that he is appointing Craig Becker and Mark Pearce to fill two open vacancies on the Labor Board.  Both men have a history of advocating on behalf of workers and for reforming labor law through direct legal work and in academic posts.  If confirmed, they will join Chair Wilma Liebman and Member Schaumber, with one vacancy remaining.

For more info, check out the American Prospect.

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Erin Johansson Erin Johansson writes our Eye on the NLRB blog.  Erin has worked as a Senior Research Associate at American Rights at Work since 2004 and is the author of some of our reports.  


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