Senate OKs Trump pick for NLRB

The Washington Examiner discusses the confirmation of William Emanuel to the National Labor Relations Board with Trey Kovacs.

The Senate on Monday confirmed business lawyer William Emanuel, President Trump’s pick to fill an open seat on the National Labor Relations Board, by a vote of 49-47.

The vote puts the board, the nation’s top labor law enforcement agency, under the control of Republican picks for the first time since President George W. Bush’s administration.

“Top priorities of the NLRB should include: overturning the joint employer decision, which exposes large and small businesses to near-unlimited liability, and rescinding the union ‘ambush election’ rule that threatens worker privacy,” said Trey Kovacs, labor policy expert at the free-market Competitive Enterprise Institute.

Read the full article at The Washington Examiner.