Wednesday, January 18, 2006

President Bush Recess Appoints Dennis P. Walsh to the NLRB


On Tuesday, January 17, President Bush recess appointed Dennis P. Walsh to be a Member of the NLRB. The White House's announcement is here.

This recess appointment brings the Board to full strength. Robert Battista (R), the chairman, sits in the Murdock seat. His term will expire on 12/16/07. Peter Schaumber (R) sits as a recess appointee in the Madden seat. His appointment will expire at the end of this session of Congress. Peter Kirsanow (R) sits as a recess appointee in the Carmody seat. His appointment will expire at the end of Congress' next session. Wilma Liebman (D) sits in the Smith seat. Her term will expire on 8/27/06. And Dennis Walsh (D) sits as a recess appointee in the Gray seat. His appointment will expire at the end of Congress' next session. Nominations for each of the recess appointees are pending in the Senate.

2 Comments:

At 10:47 PM, Blogger fanning said...

I'm glad to see Walsh back on the Board, but the end game is that the Board now has the full compliment necessary to overrule a big slate of precedents.

 
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