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Welcome to Region 10 of the National Labor Relations Board. We conduct elections, investigate charges of unfair labor practices, and protect the rights of workers to act together, serving a large area of the southeastern United States from our main office in Atlanta, subregional office in Winston-Salem, NC, and resident offices in Birmingham, AL, and Nashville, TN. If you have questions or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please visit one of our offices or call and ask for the Information Officer on duty. We can arrange to have someone speak with you in the language of your choice. We are also happy to provide speakers and materials to promote a greater understanding of the National Labor Relations Act.

News From the Region

The owner of an Alabama manufacturing plant and the union representing its workers have ended a long-running labor dispute through a settlement agreement signed yesterday by NLRB Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon.

National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon announced implementation of a pilot program consolidating Regional Offices effective May 1, 2012. The pilot program will consolidate Regional Offices in Atlanta, Georgia (Region 10) and Winston-Salem, North Carolina (Region 11). This program will also consolidate Regional Offices in St. Louis, Missouri (Region 14) and Kansas City, Kansas (Region 17). In addition, the sub-regional office in Peoria, Illinois will move from the jurisdiction of the St.

Maintenance and production employees at two RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. facilities in North Carolina voted against union representation this week in an NLRB-supervised secret ballot election. 

The tally of ballots early Friday found 686 votes against and 556 in favor of union representation. The election was sought jointly by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union. A total of 1324 workers were eligible to vote.

Employees at the Swedwood plant in Danville, Virginia voted in favor of representation by the International Association of Machinists in an NLRB-supervised election Wednesday.

Results, released by the NLRB at 5:30 p.m., were 221 votes in favor of the union and 69 opposed, with one challenged ballot and one void ballot. There were a total of 318 eligible workers at the plant, which assembles products for IKEA.

The election was conducted at the Swedwood plant by staff of NLRB Region 11 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Bluefield Hospital Company, LLC, d/b/a Bluefield Regional Medical Center 10-CA-093042 Board Decision 12/16/2014
United States Postal Service 10-CA-130537 Board Decision 12/16/2014
NTN-BOWER CORPORATION 10-RD-105644 Board Decision 12/15/2014
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. (MBUSI) 10-CA-112406 Board Decision 11/26/2014
Fed Ex Freight, Inc. 10-RC-136185 Board Decision 11/18/2014
Loomis Armored US LLC 10-RC-132633 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 11/12/2014
Murphy Oil USA, Inc. 10-CA-038804 Board Decision 10/28/2014
Gaylord Chemical Co. LLC 10-CA-038782 Board Decision 10/28/2014
USA Fire Protection 10-CA-038074 Board Decision 10/20/2014
ENTERPRISE LEASING COMPANY-SOUTHEAST, LLC 11-CA-073779 Amended Board Decision 10/02/2014

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