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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

Please join Region 16 to learn about important changes to NLRB representation case procedures on two dates, April 6 and 8, 2015. 

The Region 16 staff will present important information about the implementation of the new procedures at these information sessions. The first session will be conducted on April 6. The presentation will be in person at the Fort Worth Regional Office and by video at the Resident Offices. The information will be repeated on April 8. Two sessions will be conducted to offer participants a choice of dates.

Date:                    April 6, 2015

The Fort Worth Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today announced that Baylor Health Care System, Scott & White Healthcare agreed to rescind various policies, including its social media policies, which the NLRB considered overly broad, and post and email an NLRB Notice to all of its 35,000 employees throughout Texas in response to a complaint filed by the NLRB, Region 16 Office in Fort Worth. Baylor Health Care System, Scott & White Healthcare provides medical services throughout the state of Texas.

Triumph Aerostructures, LLC will reinstate five discharged employees to their previous positions at their Grand Prairie, TX facility. In addition, Triumph will pay seven employees $204,665 as compensation for back pay and losses in retirement contributions and other pay and benefits pursuant to charges before the National Labor Relations Board. 

Over 600 employees and former employees of Travis Transit Management Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of McDonald Transit Associates, Inc. (the Employer), who provides fixed route bus service to Capital Metro in Austin, Texas, will receive $655,000 as compensation for losses of retirement contributions, health insurance premiums, out-of-pocket health expenses, and other pay and benefits pursuant to settlement of charges before the National Labor Relations Board.   

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.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort descending
Earl McMillian Co. 16-RC-000221 Board Decision 02/14/1919
Big Lake Oil Co. 16-R-000692 Board Decision 10/05/1943
Lone Star Defense Corp. 16-R-000700 Board Decision 10/18/1943
Double Duty Manufacturing Co. 16-R-000697 Board Decision 10/27/1943
Houston Blow Pipe and Sheet Metal Works 16-R-000660 Board Decision 10/28/1943
The Texas Pipe Line Co. 16-R-000691 Board Decision 11/05/1943
Potash Co. of America 16-R-000693 Board Decision 11/06/1943
Armour & Co. 16-R-000734 Board Decision 11/09/1943
Hughes Tool Co. 16-R-000670 Board Decision 11/11/1943
Southern Prison Co. 16-R-000742 Board Decision 11/13/1943

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