Senate fills all five NLRB seats

Bringing to an end a long and bitter controversy, the Senate on Tuesday filled all five National Labor Relations Board seats with permanent members, ensuring the board can go ahead and govern worker-management relations for 85 million U.S. workers, most of them in the private sector.

Senate to vote this week on NLRB nominees

The Senate will vote this week on all five of President Obama’s nominees – three Democrats and two Republicans – for National Labor Relations Board seats, Senate Labor Committee Chairman Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, said.

Split Senate panel OKs NLRB nominees

In split votes, the Senate Labor Committee on Wednesday approved Democratic President Barack Obama’s five nominees – three Democrats and two Republicans – for seats on the National Labor Relations Board.

Top union leader praises new Labor Secretary

A top union leader who worked closely with Thomas Perez, President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the nation’s next Secretary of Labor, says Perez can bring labor and progressive firms together, as Perez did in Maryland.