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Griffin Nomination to be NLRB General Counsel Moves Forward in Senate

By Edwin S. Hopson

On October 29, 2013, the Senate, in a vote of 62 to 37, invoked cloture on the nomination of Richard Griffin, Jr., to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.  This vote clears the way for his confirmation since clearly a majority of Senators favor his appointment.