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GAO report shows why Biden was right to fire Peter Robb, Trump-appointed NLRB general counsel, writes @lynn_rhinehart . “He reduced staff size, destroyed morale&failed to spend money Congress appropriated—while pursuing anti-worker, pro-corporate agenda.”

Last Friday @SenTomCotton  @SenRickScott  @SenBraunIN  & I sent a letter to @PresElectBidenaising  concerns that Peter Robb General Counsel of the NLRB was abruptly fired 10 months before his term was due to expire. Read more here:

The anti-union @RightToWork  Foundation argues that Biden broke the law by firing Trump's NLRB General peter robb'>Counsel Peter Robb. The group claims, falsely, that Robb was not removable at-will, but could only be fired for just cause. h/t @BrandonMagner 

Our Right to Work: The National Right to Work Legal Defense Files FOIA Request on NRLB General Counsel Peter Robb's Firing

Our Right to Work: The National Right to Work Legal Defense Files FOIA Request on NRLB General Counsel Peter Robb's Firing

Like the workers he prevented from unionizing, Peter Robb was an at-will employee. So Biden sacked him.

Like the workers he prevented from unionizing, Peter Robb was an at-will employee. So Biden sacked him.

Like the workers he prevented from unionizing, Peter Robb was an at-will employee. So Biden sacked him.

Like the workers he prevented from unionizing, Peter Robb was an at-will employee. So Biden sacked him.

Like the workers he prevented from unionizing, Peter Robb was an at-will employee. So Biden sacked him.

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White House official confirms what Bloomberg Law reported, that Biden has asked NLRB General peter robb'>Counsel Peter Robb for his resignation today. It's basically unprecedented and unions should be very happy that Biden came out of the gates like this

NEW: White House official confirmed for me that Joe Biden just fired Peter Robb after he refused to resign as NLRB general counsel.

Scoop: Biden Administration has told Trump's Labor Board general counsel Peter Robb he can resign by tonight or else be fired. NLRB general counsel has sweeping authority, and if left in place Robb's term would've run another 10 months. w/ @IanKullgren 

Republicans are complaining that Biden fired Trump's union-busters, Peter Robb and Alice Stock, without just cause. But like the workers whom they prevented from unionizing, Robb and Stock were at-will employees who served at the pleasure of their boss.

Latest: NLRB general counsel Peter Robb writes that he's declining the new Biden Administration's request he resign, saying it would "permanently undermine" the agency: Robb is a former management-side attorney who helped Ronald Reagan defeat PATCO.

This piece by @BrandonMagner  does a terrific job explaining why Biden fired Peter Robb, the NLRB GC. Robb took unprecedented steps to sabotage the agency, slash its staff, obliterate pro-union precedent, bust its own union, and grind its gears to a halt.

Shortly after taking office, President Joe Biden asked for the resignation of Peter Robb, the controversial general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.

If progressives were looking for a big, unmistakable sign that Biden would pursue an aggressively pro-labor agenda, they got it on Day One with the firing of Peter Robb.

Some labor news: SEIU has been pressing Biden to immediately fire Peter Robb, the NLRB's Trump-appointed general counsel. That's not normally done under a new prez. It would be a precedent-setting move that shows Biden willing to play hardball for unions

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