Employment Law Report

Full Complement of Five Members Assume Office at the NLRB

By Edwin S. Hopson

On August 12, 2013, the National Labor Relations Board announced that, for the first time since August 21, 2003, it has a full complement of five Senate-confirmed Members.  The last of four new members, Harry Johnson, III, was sworn in on August 12, 2013. NLRB Chairman Mark Pearce was also confirmed last month to an additional five year term on the NLRB.

Chairman, Mark Pearce has served as a Member of the NLRB since March 2010. His new term ends August 27, 2018.  Pearce is a Democrat.

New Member Nancy Schiffer’s term ends December 16, 2014.  She is also a Democrat.

New Member Kent Hirozawa’s term ends August 27, 2016.  He is a Democrat.

New Member Harry I. Johnson, III’s term ends August 27, 2015.  He is a Republican.

New Member Philip A. Miscimarra’s term ends December 16, 2017.  He also is a Republican.