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Labor Board Budget Sees Boost in Biden’s 2023 Spending Plan (1)

March 28, 2022, 3:01 PMUpdated: March 28, 2022, 6:37 PM

The Biden administration called for a 16% boost to the National Labor Relations Board’s funding in fiscal year 2023, which would mark the agency’s first budget increase since 2014.

The administration announced its spending proposal Monday, which included $319 million for the NLRB. The agency’s budget ultimately will be decided by Congress.

“Today’s White House budget is a step in the right direction toward rebuilding our underfunded Agency,” NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo said in an emailed statement.

Nearly a decade of flat funding has contributed to staffing shortages at the NLRB, which saw its total personnel drop by more ...