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NLRB Ethics Review to Remain Under Wraps for Now, Chairman Says (1)

Oct. 25, 2018, 4:44 PMUpdated: Oct. 25, 2018, 6:27 PM

The NLRB will keep mum as it moves forward with an audit of its ethical safeguards after one member was found to have violated conflict-of-interest rules.

“We really have nothing to hide with this ethics review process, but it is important this effort be conducted in a thoughtful and deliberative manner,” National Labor Relations Board Chairman John Ring (R) told Bloomberg Law in an Oct. 25 e-mail. “For that reason, we’d like to keep our deliberations internal for now.”

The conflict-of-interest issues at the NLRB are being closely watched by stakeholders and lawmakers because the bipartisan agency’s decisions in major ...