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White House Announces Equal Employment Agency, Labor Board Nominees

March 2, 2020, 11:14 PM

President Donald Trump officially announced a slate of nominees for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board, moving to fill some long-term vacancies and teeing up a potential fight with Senate Republicans over one nominee’s stance on LGBT rights.

Trump plans to nominate Gibson Dunn lawyer Andrea Lucas for a Republican EEOC seat and civil rights attorney Jocelyn Samuels for a Democratic post on the commission, the White House said Monday. The president will tap former NLRB member Lauren McFerran (D) and current member Marvin Kaplan (R) for five-year terms on the board.

The president is ...