Employment Law Report

NLRB Member Hayes’ Term Expires

By Edwin S. Hopson

On December 16, 2012, the term of National Labor Relations Board Member Brian Hayes expired, leaving the five-member NLRB at three members: Chairman, Mark Pearce, and Members Sharon Block and Richard Griffin.  Block and Griffin are recess appointees.  Pearce is the only current member who has been confirmed by the Senate.  Hayes is a Republican and all the current Board members are Democrats.