The Senate on April 11 confirmed (by 50-48 vote) Republican John Ring as a Member of the National Labor Relations Board. Thus, Republicans now have a 3-2 majority, and can resume the roll-back of Obama era Board decisions. For some examples, see NLRB Watch.
What's John Ring's history?
+ John Ring was a lawyer with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, practicing out of the Washington, DC office.
+ Co-leader of the Morgan Lewis labor/management relations practice.
+ Office practice leader for the labor and employment practice.
+ Hiring partner for the Morgan Lewis Washington, DC office.
+ Counsel to a number of national negotiating teams, including for the National Master Freight Agreement.
+ Co-counsel to a number of multiemployer benefits funds.
+ Negotiates and administers labor contracts.
+ Advisor on large-scale workforce restructuring and consolidations and reduction-in-force (RIF) issues.
+ Counsels on ADA, FMLA, & WARN issues.
+ B.A. degree, Catholic University of America, 1985.
+ Law degree, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 1989.
+ Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.
+ President, Friends of the National Zoo Board of Directors.
More details about John Ring are on the Morgan Lewis website [HERE].