Labor Relations Radio, Ep. 24—An Interview With Former NLRB Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce
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Former NLRB Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce joins Labor Relations Radio for a wide ranging discussion about the post-pandemic activism, life after the NLRB, union organizing, the politics of labor policy, as well as art.
As a former Board Member and Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Chairman Pearce served by appointment of President Barack Obama for two terms, concluding in August 2018.
On August 23, 2013, he was sworn in for a second term that expired on August 27, 2018. He served as Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board from August 27, 2011-January 22, 2017.
Prior to his time with the NLRB, Chairman Pearce was a founding partner of the Buffalo, New York law firm of Creighton, Pearce, Johnsen & Giroux, where he practiced union and plaintiff side labor and employment law.
Since leaving the NLRB, Chairman Pearce is a visiting professor and the executive director of the Workers’ Rights Institute at Georgetown University Law Center. Prior to assuming his positions at Georgetown, he was a visiting senior scholar and Lecturer at Cornell University’s School of Industrial Labor Relations.
In addition to a distinguished legal career in both the private and public sector, as well as academia, Mark Gaston Pearce is also an accomplished artist and has served on the Board of Directors of Buffalo Arts Studio and the Advisory Council of the Burchfield Penny Art Center.
For further background, Chairman Pearce’s bio is here.
To view the art of Mark Gaston Pearce, go here.
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