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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 5 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 Maryland, the District of Columbia and parts of Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania from our offices in Baltimore and Washington D.C. 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. Hearing impaired callers who wish to speak to an Agency representative should contact the Federal Relay Service by visiting its website at http://www.federalrelay.us/tty, calling one of its toll free numbers and asking its Communications Assistant to call our toll free number at 1-866-667-NLRB.(Instructions for Access to the Baltimore Regional Office for Disabled Individuals) 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.

Office hours: 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

News From the Region

National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. announced the appointment of Paula Sawyer as the Regional Attorney of the NLRB’s Regional Office in Baltimore, Maryland (Region 5). In her new position, Ms. Sawyer will assist Regional Director Charles Posner in the administration and enforcement of the National Labor Relations Act in Maryland (with the exception of Allegany and Garret counties), the District of Columbia, and parts of Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. announced their selection of Charles L. Posner to serve as Regional Director of the Agency’s Region 5 office in Baltimore, Maryland, which includes a resident office in Washington, DC.  Mr. Posner will be responsible for enforcement of the nation’s primary labor law covering private sector employees in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and parts of Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.   

The United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday enforced the National Labor Relations Board’s order finding that a Maryland janitorial supply company prematurely declared impasse in negotiations with its employees’ union and unlawfully failed to reinstate workers after they went on strike to protest that declaration.

 

An NLRB Administrative Law Judge has issued a decision finding that a Maryland manufacturer of janitorial products violated federal labor laws by breaking off negotiations with its employees’ union, and by refusing to reinstate striking workers when they offered to return.

 

Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Costco Wholesale, Inc. 05-CA-122612 Administrative Law Judges Decision 12/16/2014
Pessoa Construction Company 05-CA-034547 Board Decision 12/15/2014
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 992 (UPS Ground Freight, Inc.) 05-CB-132184 Administrative Law Judges Decision 12/11/2014
SBM Management Services 05-CA-129128 Administrative Law Judges Decision 12/08/2014
Coastal Sunbelt Produce 05-CA-036362 Board Decision 12/05/2014
Brown & Pipkins, LLC d/b/a Acsential 05-CA-130620 Board Decision 12/02/2014
Diamond Transportation Services, Inc. 05-RC-134217 Board Decision 11/25/2014
Your Public Radio Corporation 05-RC-130206 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 11/24/2014
FedEx Freight, Inc. 05-RC-136673 Board Decision 11/19/2014
Tito Contractors, Inc. 05-RC-117169 Board Decision 11/17/2014

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