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.