May 26, 2021, 3:03 PM; Updated: May 26, 2021, 7:26 PM
Gwynne Wilcox, a labor and employment attorney who sued McDonald’s on behalf of the Fight for $15 worker advocacy group, will be nominated to fill a vacant seat on the National Labor Relations Board, the White House said Wednesday.
Wilcox, a senior partner at union-side labor and employment firm Levy Ratner, would be the first Black woman to serve on the federal labor board in its 85-year existence, if confirmed by the Senate.
President Joe Biden‘s pending nomination of Wilcox will further Democrats’ move to reclaim a majority on the five-seat panel later this year. Wilcox, if confirmed, would ...