Why Obama’s Recess Appointments to NLRB May Still Be “Good” For Employers

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The NLRB confirmation process is broken and has been for years.

When President Bush was in office, the Democrats effectively blocked the selections to the Board. As a result, President Bush had to use recess appointments to fill the vacancies. Back in 2010, when faced with opposition from the Republicans, President Obama did the same thing.

In 2011, President Obama has continued to face opposition to his nominees. So yesterday, he made three new recess appointments to the NLRB. (Labor Relations Counsel has full details on the selections here and there are other posts with background here.) This will bring the board to five members for the first time in years...

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