Immediate action called for by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in connection with the Becker nomination to the NLRB. See Chamber’s release below.  Additional information about the possible impact of this appointment will be found in several recent Jackson Lewis EFCA and Labor Law Reform blog. If you would like to discuss the significance

The Senate HELP Committee will hold a hearing on the Craig Becker nomination to the NLRB on February 2 at 4:00 p.m. (  The Committee will then consider him and we expect Becker’s nomination will be approved and likely referred to the full Senate for confirmation.  Senate Democrats may try to rush Becker’s confirmation vote

As reported here, the Senate late last year unanimously refused to carry over Mr. Becker’s nomination for consideration in the next Session of Congress. The nomination was thus returned to President Obama.  Now, according to the New York Times, President Obama has decided to renominate Craig Becker as a member of the National Labor Relations