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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

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.

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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.

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On Saturday, June 21, 2014, Attorney Art Laurel will be providing information to the public about the NLRB at the Dallas Police Department-Chief on the Beat Health and Safety Fair.  The event will be held at the Samuell Grand Recreation Center in Dallas, Texas.


Regional Case Developments

Case Namesort descending Case Number Case Activity Issuance Date
A. H. Belo Corp. 16-CA-003009 Board Decision 04/16/1968
A. H. Belo Corp. 16-RC-001149 Board Decision 11/10/1952
A. H. Belo Corp. 16-CA-009356 Board Decision 09/16/1987
A. H. Belo Corp. 16-CA-002678 Board Decision 05/31/1967
A. H. Belo Corp. 16-RC-006039 Board Decision 11/10/1972
A. Harris & Co. 16-RC-001752 Board Decision 11/21/1956
A. W. Thompson, Inc. 16-CA-005406 Board Decision 02/25/1975
A. W. Thompson, Inc. 16-CA-003683 Board Decision 06/30/1970
AAA Lapco, Inc. 16-CC-004461 Board Decision 06/05/1972
ABC Lawn & Pest Control 16-CA-027505 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 09/16/2011


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