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Welcome to Region 16 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 state of Texas from our main office in Fort Worth and resident offices in Houston and San Antonio. 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

Four employees of Texas New Mexico Power Company, LLC and PNM Resources, Inc., will receive a total of about $170,000 following a settlement in the case.

Employees of Lyondell Chemical Company and Equistar Chemical, L.P. decided in an election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board against represention by the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers, International Union, AFL-CIO-CLC for purposes of collective bargaining. 

On Thursday, September 4, 2014, Regional Director Martha Kinard will serve as a panelist at the State Bar of Texas Office of Minority Affairs—22nd Annual Texas Minority Counsel Program, in Austin, Texas.  Kinard’s presentation will include a discussion of NLRB General Counsel initiatives and the National Labor Relations Act in the non-union workplace.

For more information, click here:   http://www.texasbarcle.com/CLE/AABuy0.asp?sProductType=EV&lID=13199

On Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the South Texas College of Law:  27th Annual Employment Law Conference in Houston Texas, Chairman Mark Pearce will make a presentation about recent developments at the NLRB.   A reception honoring Chairman Pearce will follow his presentation.  On Friday, July 18, 2014, Regional Director Martha Kinard will join Chairman Pearce in a breakfast roundtable discussion about the NLRB.

On Tuesday, June 24, 2014, Regional Director Martha Kinard will serve as a panelist at the Tarrant County Labor & Employment Law Section Luncheon in Fort Worth, Texas.  Kinard will address hot topics, including social media cases and she will provide an update on other recent developments at the NLRB.

For more information, click here:   https://www.tarrantbar.org/Calendar/Signup.aspx?EventNo=1897

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 283 (United States Postal Service) 16-CB-112283 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 11/05/2014
Oncor Electric Delivery Company, L.L.C. 16-CA-103387 Administrative Law Judges Decision 11/04/2014
South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company 16-RC-128913 Board Decision 10/29/2014
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Lodge 776 (Lockheed Martin) 16-CB-120321 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 09/30/2014
National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 283 (United States Postal Service) 16-CB-112283 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/23/2014
Unimark Truck Transport, LLC 16-CA-081303 Board Decision 08/27/2014
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Lodge 776 (Lockheed Martin) 16-CB-120321 Administrative Law Judges Decision 08/18/2014
Professional Janitorial Service of Houston, Inc. 16-CA-112850 Administrative Law Judges Decision 06/16/2014
FlexFrac Logistics/Silver Eagle Logistics 16-CA-027978 Board Decision 05/30/2014
Unimark Truck Transport, LLC 16-CA-081303 Administrative Law Judges Decision 02/25/2014

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