NLRB Member Is Under Investigation for a Conflict of Interest — ProPublica
William Emanuel, already criticized for allegedly favoring clients of the corporate law firm he used to work for, now faces a probe by the agency’s inspector general.
We've reported recently on how this National Labor Relations Board member has effectively sidestepped conflict of interest rules in some instances. But now
NLRB Member Is Under Investigation for a Conflict of Interest
story ran, William Emanuel, the NLRB member, told members of Congress he plans to clarify or correct a letter he sent to them last month—a letter we first reported on. We got a hold of the new letter too:
William Emanuel’s list of potential conflicts of interest is a mile long – and he was the key vote in a recent
decision that could allow big companies (including those represented by his former employer) to shirk their responsibilities to employees.
The present administration is the only employer I know that clearly specifies “conflict of interest required” in its job ads. Anyway, unsurprising news of the day, via