Bloomberg Law
Nov. 13, 2020, 10:30 AM

Biden Faces Pressure From Left to Sack Trump’s Top NLRB Attorney

Ian Kullgren
Ian Kullgren

Worker advocates are discreetly making a case for President-elect Joe Biden to fire the National Labor Relations Board’s top attorney, fed up by what they view as his attacks against organized labor.

Current and former union officials began discussing before the election how to pressure Biden to oust NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb, a Trump appointee whose term expires in November 2021, seven current or former Democratic NLRB officials and union attorneys said. Most requested anonymity to divulge discussions that haven’t been made public.

The legality of such a move is untested, and there’s no indication the Biden transition team ...

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