Bloomberg Law
June 26, 2019, 10:16 AM

Trump Labor Board Chief Targets Agency Watchdog in Complaint

Hassan A. Kanu
Hassan A. Kanu
Legal Reporter

National Labor Relations Board Chairman John Ring (R) has filed a formal complaint against his agency’s inspector general in a move critics suggest is a political calculation to oust the agency’s internal watchdog.

The account of Ring’s complaint against Inspector General David Berry was confirmed by three current and former senior agency personnel and four congressional staffers. They spoke with Bloomberg Law on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the issue and because the complaint may still be pending at the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency—which oversees IGs at federal agencies.

Each said they ...

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