University of Arkansas to host NLRB chairman for talk

University of Arkansas to host NLRB chairman for talk
University of Arkansas to host NLRB chairman for talk
The University of Arkansas (UA) School of Law will host National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce on Nov. 21 for a talk entitled "The NLRB in Changing Times."
The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the E.J. Ball Courtroom at the UA School of Law. It will begin at 4 p.m.
Pearce has served on the NLRB since April 2010 and was named chairman in August 2011. Prior to his appointment, he built a distinguished career in labor and employment law in New York state. He worked as an attorney and district trial specialist in the Buffalo, New York, regional office of the NLRB before becoming a founding partner of Creighton, Pearce, Johnsen & Giroux, also in Buffalo. His work at the firm centered on union and plaintiff side labor and employment law.
Pearce served on the New York State Industrial Board of Appeals, ruling on cases related to New York State Department of Labor decisions, as well as several other state commissions. He is a fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and has been on the faculty of Cornell University’s School of Industrial Labor Relations Extension.
"We are honored to host Chairman Pearce at the University of Arkansas School of Law," Dean Emeritus Cynthia Nance, who is the Nathan G. Gordan professor of law and director of pro bono and community service, said. "Our students are fortunate to learn from this dynamic leader who has faced some of the nation's most interesting labor law questions."

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