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Congress ‘Snubbed’ Labor Board in Climate Bill, Staff Union Says

Aug. 9, 2022, 7:41 PM

The federal labor board employees union is accusing Senate Democrats of intentionally denying the agency funding in the sweeping climate, health, and tax bill the chamber passed Monday.

In a series of tweets, the National Labor Relations Board Union blasted Democrats and pro-labor groups for ignoring the agency’s funding woes. The bill—a significantly pared-down version of President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan—didn’t include $2.1 billion in enforcement funding that was to be split among the NLRB, US Department of Labor, and the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

“Congress has deliberately ignored another opportunity to provide our agency with ...