Today the Senate confirmed the nomination of William (Bill) Emanuel (former shareholder at Littler Mendelson where he practiced traditional labor law in the Los Angeles office) to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board. Following the recent confirmation of Member Marvin Kaplan, this now puts the NLRB at full strength (five Members) with a 3-2 Republican majority.
Who is William Emanuel?
A graduate of Georgetown University Law School and Marquette University, he has authored several amicus curiae briefs on behalf of trade associations in cases challenging state laws that allow labor unions to enter employers' private property. He is often recognized as a Best Lawyer in America©.
Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
Contributing editor of the ABA's treatise The Developing Labor Law
Member of the Practice and Procedure Committee and Developing Labor Law Committee of the American Bar Association
Member and past chairman of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
Member and past chairman of the Labor Relations Advisory Committee
Member and past chairman of the Employers Group Legal Committee.
Member of the Labor and Employment Practice Group of the Federalist Society.
He earned his JD from Georgetown University and AB from Marquette University.
More at the Littler web site.
Here's a 3:56 minutes video in which I make predictions of 10 things that will change with the Board now in control of Republicans: