loader
Page is loading...
Print Logo Logo
generic_insight_detail

Trump Elects New NLRB Chair


In the wake of last week’s sweeping rebuke of a number of Obama-era precedents, President Trump has named National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) member Marvin E. Kaplan as acting chairman of the board. Kaplan replaces former chairman Philip A. Miscimarra whose term expired on Dec. 16. The current board includes the following members:

  • Mark Gaston Pearce, an Obama appointee whose term expires Aug. 27, 2018
  • Lauren McFerran, an Obama appointee whose term expires Dec. 16, 2019
  • William J. Emanuel, a Trump appointee whose term expires Aug. 27, 2021
One vacancy remains. What the new year will hold for the NLRB will be interesting to monitor, especially with the board presently being split evenly between Obama and Trump nominees. Rest assured, we will monitor the developments closely.

RELATED ARTICLES

New Test for a New Year? Labor Board Reconsiders Independent Contractor Status

January 4, 2022 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board, Union Organizing

Union Organizing Alert: Micro-Units May Be Back at the Labor Board

December 16, 2021 | Labor Relations, Union Organizing, National Labor Relations Board

Abruzzo's Tweets Take Aim at Employer-Friendly Labor Law Precedent

December 8, 2021 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board, Unions and Union Membership

What the 'Vaccine or Test' Mandate Means for the Union Workplace

November 16, 2021 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board, Unions and Union Membership

Fast Times at the NLRB: The Labor Board Targets Spicoli

November 12, 2021 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board, Unions and Union Membership

Subscribe

Do you want to receive more valuable insights directly in your inbox? Visit our subscription center and let us know what you're interested in learning more about.

View Subscription Center
RELATED TOPICS
NLRB
Obama
President Trump
Trending Connect
We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience. By clicking any link on this page you are giving your consent for us to use cookies.