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About NLRB

Marvin E. Kaplan

Marvin E. Kaplan
Board Member

Marvin E. Kaplan was sworn in on August 10, 2017 for a term ending on August 27, 2020. Mr. Kaplan was confirmed by the Senate on August 2, 2017.

On December 21, 2017, President Donald J. Trump named Mr. Kaplan Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board. He served as Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board from December 21, 2017 – April 15, 2018.

Prior to his appointment to the NLRB, Mr. Kaplan served as Chief Counsel to the Chairman of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. Before his work with the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, he served as counsel for the House of Representatives’ Oversight Government Reform Committee and as policy counsel for the House of Representatives’ Education and the Workforce Committee. He also worked at the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Labor Management Standards and with the law firm McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan. Mr. Kaplan received his J.D. from Washington University in St Louis, and his B.S. from Cornell University.