According to multiple reports, President Barack Obama has announced  his intention to renominate Sharon Block to the National Labor Relations Board.

Block was one of the Board Members whose recess appointment on January 4, 2012 was invalidated in the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in NLRB v. Noel Canning as unconstitutional.  Block, a former labor and

National Labor Relations Board Members Sharon Block, Richard Griffin, and former Member Terence F. Flynn were not properly named to the Board as recess appointees by President Barack Obama at the beginning of 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled. Noel Canning v. NLRB et al., Nos. 12-1115

The White House has added to the controversy surrounding the National Labor Relations Board and its recent actions by announcing the President intended to make three recess appointments to the agency.  Despite the recent request of 47 Republican Senators to President Barack Obama to refrain from making recess appointments between the Sessions of Congress, it