President Trump, AFL-CIO to battle over National Labor Relations Board appointments

Another big battle is brewing between President Trump and organized labor — this time over his picks for the National Labor Relations Board.

On Wednesday, a Senate committee gave the green light to Republicans Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel — Trump’s appointees for two vacant spots on the NLRB.

Both lawyers have a proven track record of fighting against unions — and the AFL-CIO has already voiced its opposition to their nominations.

If approved by the full Senate, Kaplan and Emanuel will change the five-person NLRB majority from Democrat to Republican.

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