For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
August 31, 2001
President Bush Announces Hurtgen to Stay on as Member and Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board
The President today announced that he has asked Peter J. Hurtgen of Maryland to stay on as Member and Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) until the President's nominees to the Board are confirmed. Mr. Hurtgen's term as Member of the NLRB expired on August 27, 2001. The President's action will happen through a recess appointment. The President's nominees to the NLRB will be named soon.