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Regional Director

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 Numbersort ascending Case Activity Issuance Date
Day & Zimmerman, Inc. 16-UD-000038 Board Decision 12/28/1979
Stafford-Lowdon Co. 16-UC-000104 Board Decision 11/12/1980
McAlester General Hospital 16-UC-000073 Board Decision 11/17/1977
Belo Broadcasting Corp. 16-UC-000070 Board Decision 06/29/1976
T.I.M.E.-DC, Inc. 16-UC-000067 Board Decision 09/03/1976
PPG Industries, Inc. 16-UC-000041 Board Decision 08/21/1970
Lufkin Foundry and, Machine Co. 16-UC-000022 Board Decision 02/17/1969
Southwestern Supply and Machine Works 16-UA-000342 Board Decision 05/12/1949
Community Action Program of Oklahoma City 16-RM-000610 Board Decision 08/13/1980
Rio Airways, Inc. 16-RM-000479 Board Decision 01/23/1974

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