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Top NLRB Attorney Details Hiring, Outreach Under Biden Budget

June 3, 2021, 8:18 PM

Longtime National Labor Relations Board attorney Peter Sung Ohr was thrust into the spotlight in January when President Joe Biden fired the agency’s Trump-appointed general counsel and tapped Ohr as the acting replacement.

Since then, Ohr, who previously was the regional director in the agency’s Chicago office, has become something of a folk hero among many NLRB staffers for reversing Trump-era policies, but also a lightning rod for conservatives, who’ve branded him a member of the purported “deep state” for the same reason.

Ohr has said he doesn’t intend to be a “potted plant” while the Senate considers the nomination ...