Elizabeth Warren Targets NLRB Over Member Conflict

Feb. 26, 2018, 5:17 PM

An inspector general’s finding that a top Donald Trump labor appointee should have recused himself from a major pro-employer ruling has triggered Democratic calls for hearings, a demand for answers by two U.S. senators, and news that a separate IG report is on the way over whether the appointee committed misconduct.

On Feb. 15, the chair of the National Labor Relations Board disclosed to Congress a report from the agency’s inspector general, David Berry, concluding there was “a serious and flagrant problem and/or deficiency” in its handling of conflict-of-interest issues. Berry wrote that William Emanuel, one of several former management-side...

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