Argentum has announced its support of a request by Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Congressman Tim Walberg (R-MI) that President Trump fill vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) as soon as possible. Congresswoman Foxx serves as the Chairwoman of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce and Congressman Walberg serves as the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions.

“Argentum is grateful for Chairman Foxx and Chairman Walberg’s leadership and joins them in strongly urging President Trump to nominate two qualified individuals to the NLRB as soon as possible so that the Board is able to address decisions made by the prior Board over the last eight years that have unfortunately done great harm to employees and employers,” said James Balda, Argentum president & chief executive officer.

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was created to help enforce the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and serve as an unbiased judge over labor disputes. Argentum along with other organizations representing businesses have been disturbed by the prior Board’s actions including expedited union elections and micro-unions which have favored unions at the expense of employers and employees.

About Argentum
Argentum is the leading national association exclusively dedicated to supporting companies operating professionally managed, resident-centered senior living communities and the older adults and families they serve. Argentum member companies operate senior living communities offering assisted living, independent living, continuing care, and memory care services to older adults and their families. Since 1990, Argentum has advocated for choice, independence, dignity, and quality of life for all older adults. Learn more at argentum.org

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