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Biden Taps SEIU Lawyer Prouty for Federal Labor Board Seat (1)

June 22, 2021, 8:45 PMUpdated: June 22, 2021, 10:00 PM

President Joe Biden will nominate David Prouty, a prominent union attorney, for a seat on the National Labor Relations Board.

Prouty is general counsel of Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ, the New York-based local that represents more than 175,000 service workers on the East Coast. If confirmed, he would fill the seat of Republican member William Emanuel, whose term expires in August.

The White House announced Prouty’s nomination Tuesday.

Prouty previously had been discussed for an open Democratic NLRB seat during the Trump administration, but a nomination wasn’t made. The Biden administration in May nominated Gwynne Wilcox, an attorney ...

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