The President announced on January 12 that he will nominate John Ring to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board.
The Board is now split 2-2 between Democrats and Republicans, and Senate confirmation of Ring will return the Board to a Republican majority, which they lost when Philip A. Miscimarra's term expired on December 16, 2017.
Who is John Ring?
+ John Ring is 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].