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Welcome to Region 13 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 parts of Illinois and Indiana from our office in downtown Chicago. 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.

Check out the NLRB Region 13 Facebook page for the latest information on complaints, as well as ALJ and Regional Director decisions, from cases in the Chicago Regional Office.

News From the Region

On April 18, 2014, the Regional Director of the Chicago Office of the National Labor Relations Board, Peter Sung Ohr, and the Chairman and Commissioner of the Chicago Commission on Human Relations, Mona Noriega, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen cooperation and collaboration between the Chicago Regional Office of the NLRB and the Chicago Commission on Human Relations.

Regional Director, Peter Sung Ohr, has issued a Decision in 13-RC-121359 finding the Grant-in-aid scholarship football players are employees under the NLRA and has directed an election to take place.

The parties have until April 9, 2014 to file with the Board in Washington, D.C. a Request for Review of the Decision.

The Decision is posted on the NLRB webpage and can be found here. 

The winter months have been a busy time for Region 13’s outreach efforts. Our staff provided presentations for various organizations and community groups. Below are a couple of the highlights.

 

On November 13, 2013, Liz Galliano and Liz Cortez provided an overview of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to the U.S. Department of Labor- Office of Federal Contracts Compliance Programs and Wage and Hour Divisions.

 

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Calumet River Fleeting, Inc. 13-CA-127122 Amended Board Decision 10/27/2014
Auto Nation, Inc. and Village Motors, LLC d/b/a Libertyville Toyota 13-CA-063676 Board Decision 10/20/2014
Linda Construction, Inc. 13-CA-125200 Board Decision 09/30/2014
Illinois Central School Bus, LLC 13-RC-127807 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 09/16/2014
Labriola Baking Company 13-RD-089891 Board Decision 09/08/2014
Wittenberg Lutheran Village, Inc. 13-RC-126425 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 09/03/2014
Security Walls, LLC 13-CA-114946 Board Decision 08/29/2014
Rush University Medical Center 13-RC-132042 Board Decision 08/27/2014
Mana-Terry Dowd, LLC 13-RC-124648 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 08/21/2014
Staffing Network Holdings, LLC 13-CA-105031 Administrative Law Judges Decision 07/17/2014

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