Lauren McFerran Named NLRB Chairman, General Counsel Fired

On January 20, 2021, President Biden designated Lauren McFerran, currently the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) lone Democratic Member, as the Board’s Chairman. Former Chairman John Ring remains a Board Member along with fellow Republican Members Emanuel and Kaplan.

Also on January 20, 2021, in an unprecedented move, President Biden fired Republican General Counsel Peter Robb.