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  • The Revolving Door at the NLRB

    Posted on May 25, 2012 by Michael Moroney

    On Tuesday, the AFL-CIO announced that former NLRB member Craig Becker is set to become co-general counsel of the labor federation. He will join AFL-CIO General Counsel  in leading the labor group’s legal team. “The strengths of these two extraordinary lawyers, Becker and Rhinehart, are a perfect complement, and together they will lead a powerhouse […]

  • 41 GOP Senators Commit to Defeating Obama’s Top NLRB Picks

    Posted on May 09, 2011 by Union Facts

    The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) legal efforts to derail The Boeing Company from opening a new production plant in South Carolina, a right-to-work state, prompted 41 Republican senators to retaliate against President Obama and his pro-union NLRB …

  • Craig Becker Gets a Second Chance

    Posted on Feb 03, 2011 by Center for Union Facts

    You might have thought President Obama intended to be conciliatory after his fairly moderate State of the Union Address. Think again. This morning the president fired the first shot in the this year’s inevitable partisan battle over labor unions: Craig Becker, a Democrat on the U.S. National Labor Relations Board who has been criticised by […]