Citing a Shopfloor.org post on the National Labor Relation Board’s use of Google ads to promote the formation of unions, the chairman of the House Education and Workforce Committee has sent a letter to NLRB Chairman Wilma Liebman asking for information about the board’s advertising.
In a March 4 letter (available here), Rep. John Kline (R-MN) asks for the information “to better evaluate the NLRB’s use of taxpayer funds for advertising…”
The letter draws on Shopfloor’s March 3 post, “Should the NLRB Be Buying Google Ads? To Promote the Formation of Unions?” Subsequently, the NLRB issued a “Fact Check” stating that Google had provided the ads gratis and that the board was discontinuing the practice. (Shopfloor, March 5, “NLRB Discontinues Google Ads, Says It Didn’t Pay for Them.“)
Chairman Kline’s letter:
Instructions on how to submit the documents follow.
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