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In national news:

President Trump announced his intention to nominate Marvin Kaplan of Kansas to the National Labor Relations Board), tipping the scales conservative.

In local news:

The June Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council meeting, originally scheduled for tomorrow, has been cancelled out of an abundance of caution due to Tropical Storm Cindy.

In economic news:

Average hourly earnings for all employees increased 2.5 percent, and average weekly earnings were up 2.5 percent over the year ended May 2017, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers.

In neighboring news:

A decision in the Florida First District Court of Appeal has allowed a claimant to proceed with a case questioning the constitutionality of the state’s maximum comp rate, according to a report in WorkCompCentral.