Sun May 27, 2012, 03:57 PM
Omaha Steve (37,617 posts)
National Labor Relations Board Member Terence Flynn resigns (violated Standards of Ethical Conduct)
Yesterday evening, May 26, Board Member Terence F. Flynn submitted his resignation to the President and to NLRB Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce.
His resignation is effective July 24, 2012. He has immediately recused himself from all agency business and has asked that the President withdraw his nomination for Board Member of the NLRB.
Mr. Flynn was sworn in as a Board Member on January 9, 2012. He joined the Board in 2003 as Chief Counsel to Member Peter Schaumber, and had previously been in private practice. The letter of resignation, dated May 25, was delivered via FAX and email on May 26.
Earlier today, Chairman Pearce informed NLRB employees of the resignation and, on behalf of the entire Board, thanked them for their "hard work and commitment to excellence through even the most difficult circumstances." He intends to issue a statement after communicating with the staff on Tuesday.
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May 27, 2012
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Response to burrowowl (Reply #1)
Mon May 28, 2012, 12:34 AM
MannyGoldstein (24,137 posts)
3. Appointed by... wait for it...
AS A RECESS APPOINTMENT.
And for his bipartisan efforts, Obama gets a Romney mole.
This chess game has more dimensions than I can fathom.
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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)
Mon May 28, 2012, 12:12 AM
UpInArms (42,680 posts)
2. how amusing
Last edited Mon May 28, 2012, 12:13 AM - Edit history (1)
Since when did the Republicans care about labor issues - or was he just another figurehead? And why was he onthe board at all?
If America is circling the drain, Goldman Sachs has found a way to be that drain - an extremely unfortunate loophole in the system of Western democratic capitalism, which never foresaw that in a society governed passively by free markets and free elections, organized greed always defeats disorganized democracy.~Matt Taibbi