Obama's NLRB member is voting on cases related to his former organization

National Labor Relations Board member Craig Becker, appointed by President Obama and a former counsel for the SEIU, is ruling on cases that come before the board involving his former employer .Despite being asked to recuse himself numerous times, Becker continues to make sure that any serious challenges to the authority of of the SEIU are squashed.  This example is of a group of nurses who refused to go on strike, resigned from the union, and were threatened by the union with dire consequences if they didn't toe the line. Becker, part of the three judge panel that heard the pleading, was asked to recuse himself:Becker refused to do so. In fact, he was part of a three-member panel that reviewed the SEIU/Pomona Valley case, and he has made it clear that he intends to continue involving himself in cases involving his former employer."There are 13 or 14 cases in which we've sought recusal for Craig Becker," says Patrick Semmens, legal information director for the National...(Read Full Post)