Senate Narrowly Backs Trump Pick for Labor Board

September 26, 2017

The Senate narrowly has confirmed President Donald Trump’s choice for the National Labor Relations Board. By a vote of 49-47 on Monday, the Senate backed William Emanuel for the five-member board. The NLRB is an independent federal agency […]

Robb Tapped for NLRB General Counsel

September 16, 2017

President Donald Trump has tapped Peter Robb, a longtime [management side] labor and employment attorney at Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, to become the National Labor Relations Board’s next general counsel, the White House announced Friday. If confirmed, Robb, a veteran labor lawyer and […]

Reich: Why CEOs are Turning on Trump

September 5, 2017

“Trump isn’t just alienating Republican senators,” writes Robert Reich in Common Dreams. “He’s also pissing off the executives of America’s biggest corporations, who happen to have a lot of influence over Republican members of Congress because they pay the costs of their campaigns. “Trump’s unwillingness to […]

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