Morgan Lewis Partner John Ring Nominated to Fill NLRB Seat

February 09, 2018

Senate HELP Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) announced this week that the committee will hold a hearing on John Ring,  nominee to fill the vacancy created by NLRB Chairman Philip Miscimarra's retirement, on February 14.  President Trump's recent nomination of the Morgan, Lewis & Bockius Partner will reestablish a Republican majority on the Board.  If confirmed, Mr. Ring will bring to the Board impressive credentials, having represented employers before the NLRB in an array of labor-related cases.  With Mr. Ring's confirmation, the Board will be able to move on a number of priorities, including joint employer determinations, expedited elections, and handbook rules issues.