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Senate Panel OKs Biden NLRB Picks, Delays Vote on Wage Chief (1)

July 21, 2021, 6:47 PMUpdated: July 21, 2021, 8:17 PM

The Senate labor committee has signed off on President Joe Biden‘s two picks to fill National Labor Relations Board seats, but postponed a vote on David Weil for a second stint as the U.S. Labor Department’s wage-hour chief.

Gwynne Wilcox, a partner at the union-side firm Levy Ratner, and David Prouty, general counsel of Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ, were both advanced 13-9 on Wednesday, with GOP moderates Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Susan Collins (Maine) joining the committee’s 11 Democrats in voting yes, according to a statement from the panel.

A Democratic aide on the Senate ...