Who's Who in Labor
President Bush designated Peter C. Schaumber as Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board. Member Schaumber is currently serving his second term as a Board Member, his first term having expired on August 27, 2005. He served under a recess appointment by President Bush from September 1, 2005 to August 3, 2006, when he was confirmed by the Senate for a second term expiring on August 27, 2010.
Former National Labor Relations Board Chairman Robert J. Battista withdrew his nomination for Chairman of the NLRB in a letter to the President on May 1,2008. On May 5, Littler Mendelson, an employment and labor law firm representing management, announced that Mr. Battista will join its Washington, DC practice. On January 26,2008, the President nominated Battista for a second term on the Board expiring on December 16,2009, Gerard Morales, of Arizona, for a five-year term expiring on December 16, 2012 and Dennis P. Walsh, of Maryland, for the remainder of a five-year term expiring on August 27, 2008 and an additional five-year term expiring August 27, 2013.
On March 20, 2008, President Bush announced his intention to nominate Constance S. Barker, of Alabama, to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for the remainder of a five-year term expiring July 1, 2011. At the time of the announcement, Barker was serving as Attorney and Shareholder of Capell & Howard, P. …