Conservatives Ask Senate To Block Chuck Schumer-Favored Labor Board Nominee

Washington Examiner cited CEI’s rejection of NLRB nominee Mark Pearce.  

A coalition of conservative groups urged Senate lawmakers to oppose the renomination of Mark Gaston Pearce to the National Labor Relations Board, the main federal labor enforcement agency, saying that Pearce was responsible during his tenure as chairman for turning the NLRB into a partisan entity rather than a neutral arbiter of policy.


“Congress should not re-appoint Pearce to another term. All stakeholders governed by the NLRB — workers, employers, and unions — deserve better than an NLRB member who ignores facts and issues decisions that are legally unsupportable and economically harmful,” said the coalition, which includes Heritage Action, FreedomWorks, the Club for Growth, and the Competitive Enterprise Institute, among others. The letter was directed to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.

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