Bloomberg Law
April 17, 2018, 6:29 PMUpdated: April 17, 2018, 6:56 PM

White House Said to Freeze Labor Board Funding (1)

Hassan A. Kanu
Hassan A. Kanu
Legal Reporter

The Office of Management and Budget won’t let the National Labor Relations Board spend money allotted to the agency by Congress because the White House wants to take some of it back, sources familiar with the situation tell Bloomberg Law.

“The agency heads are claiming that OMB told them” the labor board “can’t spend past April” because the White House and some Republican lawmakers are considering trying to rescind part of the board’s funding, one source said. Sources spoke with Bloomberg Law on the condition of anonymity.

The move comes as NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb has cited looming budget ...

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