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Griffin’s Nomination to be NLRB General Counsel to be Voted on by Senate

By Edwin S. Hopson

Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid, has placed the nomination of Richard Griffin, Jr. to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board on the Senate’s Executive Calendar for October 28, 2013, at which time there will be up to one hour of debate, equally divided, on the nomination.  His nomination was previously approved by the Senate HELP Committee, generally along party lines.  If confirmed, Griffin’s term will be for four years.