Legal Alert: Update – President Announces Recess Appointment of Craig Becker to NLRB


On March 27, 2010, President Obama announced the recess appointment of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Becker's appointment will last until the end of 2011 when the Senate finishes its next term. President Obama also recess- appointed Democrat Mark Pearce to the Board. Pearce was a partner at a union-side law firm in Buffalo, New York. With the recess appointments, the NLRB now consists of 3 Democrats and 1 Republican.

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