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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 29 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 the boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties from our office in Brooklyn. If you have questions or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please visit our office 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

Board Member Sharon Block and Regional Directors Karen Fernbach (Region 1-Manhattan) and James Paulsen (Region 29-Brooklyn) shared insights into recent Board decisions and the impact of the Noel Canning decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, in a panel discussion at a recent Cornell University labor and employment law program.

The NLRB Office of General Counsel has found that a strike by union bus operators against a group of New York school bus companies does not violate the National Labor Relations Act because the union has a primary labor dispute with the employers.

A kosher food product wholesaler in New York has agreed to settle a long-running NLRB case by paying $186,000 to former employees who lost their jobs in the midst of a union organizing campaign.

The settlement culminates a lengthy effort by the NLRB to enforce an order that Flaum Appetizing Corp. provide backpay to 17 former employees who were unlawfully discharged following a two-day strike. Flaum contended it did not have to pay because the employees were undocumented immigrants.

A federal judge yesterday issued a temporary injunction ordering the owners of the Flatbush Gardens apartment complex in Brooklyn to end a months-long lockout of more than 70 unionized porters and maintenance workers and resume bargaining “immediately” with the union while the case moves through the NLRB process.

Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
YP HOLDINGS, LLC 28-RD-117449 Board Decision 02/11/2015
Mineral Resources LLC 20-RC-125608 Board Decision 02/11/2015
University of Findlay 08-CA-134862 Board Decision 02/10/2015
United Food and Commercial Workers, District 1, Local 1 16-CB-003850 Board Decision 02/10/2015
GRAND MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION LLC 22-RC-140821 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 02/09/2015
Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company, Inc. 37-CA-008316 Board Decision 02/09/2015
McDonald's Restaurants of Tennessee, Inc. 10-CA-131969 Board Decision 02/09/2015
Aramark Uniform Services - Orlando 12-CA-133609 Board Decision 02/09/2015
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 18 (Nerone & Sons Inc) 08-CD-135243 Board Decision 02/06/2015
Taylor Farms Pacific, Inc./Slingshot Connections, LLC/Abel Mendoza, Inc. 32-CA-116854 Board Decision 02/06/2015

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