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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 21 of the National Labor Relations Board. We conduct elections, investigate charges of unfair labor practices, and protect the rights of workers to act together, service much of Southern California from our regional office in downtown Los Angeles and resident office in San Diego. 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

On June 24, 2014, Region 21 issued a consolidated complaint  against Green Fleet Systems, LLC on approximately 50 Section 8 (a)(1) and (3) allegations. These range from unlawful termination  and discipline of employees, threats of plant job loss and plant closure, surveillance, solicitation of employees to sign an anti-union petition, promise of increased benefits and improved terms and conditions of employment, and interrogation of employees about their union membership, activities and sympathies.  The complaint concludes an extensive and lengthy investigation.



On June 28 and July 1, 2014, a unit of almost 5,900 food and beverage employees employed at Disneyland and at Disney California Adventure will vote on whether they wish to be represented for the purposes of collective-bargaining by their current union, Workers United, Local 50, Anaheim , California, affiliated with the Workers United Union, Service Employees International Union, or the petitioning union, Foods Union, or neither union.  The ballots will be commingled and counted at the offices of NLRB Region 21 on July 2, 2014.  More than 25 Board agents, from Regions 21 and 31, are involved

NLRB Update: The Impact of Noel Canning, Proposed Representation Rules and Other Developments

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, Regional Director Olivia Garcia will be joining directors from the EEOC, OSHA, DOL and other major federal and state labor and employment agencies for the Los Angeles Mexican Consulate's 10th Anniversary of its Employment Education and Outreach (EMPLEO) Program. The event is designed to highlight these labor agencies' efforts to work with the Mexican Consulate to promote and safeguard labor rights among the Hispanic Community.

This year marks the 32nd Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference presented by Region 21 and Region 31 of the National Labor Relations Board in conjunction with the Orange County Labor and Employment Relations Association (OC LERA, formerly the Orange County Industrial Relations Research Association or OCIRRA), and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS).

Keynote Speaker: Richard F. Griffin, NLRB General Counsel, Washington D.C.

For complete program brochure, click below:


Regional Case Developments

Case Namesort descending Case Number Case Activity Issuance Date
A-I Building Materials 21-CA-017781 Board Decision 06/23/1981
A. M. & F. Products 21-RC-003155 Board Decision 08/28/1953
A. Montano Electric 21-CA-031126 Board Decision 08/27/2001
A. O. Smith Corp. 21-RC-000433 Board Decision 11/30/1948
A. O. Smith Corp. 21-CA-002851 Board Decision 12/05/1958
A. V. Construction Co. 21-R-002463 Board Decision 03/24/1945
A.M. Ortega Construction, Inc. 21-CA-037055 Board Decision 05/21/2007
A.M. Ortega Construction, Inc. 21-CA-037055 Board Decision 05/21/2007
A.M. Ortega Construction, Inc. 21-CA-037055 Administrative Law Judges Decision 11/16/2006
Aaron Brothers Company 21-CA-017396 Board Decision 09/19/1979


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