NLRB Pays Two Employees $100K Each to Work for the Union

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Money for NLRB Union Full Time Official Time WorkAmericans for Limited Government (ALG) has discovered through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that there are two These are employees whose official job is to handle internal union activities exclusively, rather than carrying out any of the NLRB’s official responsibilities.

Bert Pearlston, General Attorney (Labor) for the NLRB, made $141,726.00 per year, and Steven Sloper, Labor Management Relations Examiner made $116,240.00. With the national median salary at 1 and unemployment of 7.9%, jobs like these would be highly sought in the private sector.

This is in addition to the approximately $510,000 the NLRB pays other employees for part time “official time” union work, or work that only deals with internal NLRB union activities, not the actual official work of the NLRB. As Breitbart reported last week:

…the agency with the highest per-capita use of official time is the National Labor Relations Board. NLRB used 12.38 hours per employee, meaning each of the NLRB’s 1,043 employees required a day and a half of paid representation over the course of FY 2011. The cost of that time was $768,465.14.

The NLRB has run rampant for far too long. ALG is working on legislation to reform the NLRB, and you can get involved. Visit our website at to get involved.

Median weekly earnings of the nation’s 103.8 million full-time wage and salary workers were $775 in the fourth quarter of 2012.”  See:  In a 52 week work year this comes to $40,300.


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