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Welcome to Region 15 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 states of Louisiana, Arkansas and Alabama, as well as southern Mississippi, western Tennessee, western Florida, and four counties in Missouri from our office in New Orleans. If you have questions or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please visit our office 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.

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News From the Region

National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon have announced the appointment of Christopher J. Roy as Officer-in-Charge of the Agency's newly-designated Subregional office in Memphis, Tennessee (Subregion 26).  In his new position, Mr. Roy will assist Kathleen McKinney, Director of the NLRB’s Region 15 in New Orleans, in enforcing the National Labor Relations Act in western Tennessee, Arkansas, and northern Mississippi.  Mr.

The NLRB Office of General Counsel today announced that, based on specific commitments made by the United Food and Commercial Workers union, it is not necessary to decide the merits of an unfair labor practice charge filed by Wal-Mart against the UFCW.

The National Labor Relations Board’s Regional Office in New Orleans (Region 15) will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, August 28 and 29, due to the anticipated landfall of Hurricane Isaac.

Anyone needing immediate assistance regarding a Region 15 matter should contact the Region 26 office in Memphis, at (901) 544-0018. E-filing of documents will not be affected by the closure.

The NLRB apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this temporary office closure.

A National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge has found that a Louisiana salt mining operation committed numerous unfair labor practices in dealing with its union employees, including making unlawful threats of termination, persistently refusing to bargain in good faith, and unlawfully implementing new working conditions without bargaining.

A federal judge this week ordered Ozburn-Hessey Logistics, LLC, (OHL) to reinstate three warehouse workers who were fired during a union organizing campaign, and to stop other behavior that interfered with their employees’ rights, pending the final resolution of a case before the National Labor Relations Board.

Judge Samuel H. Mays, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee issued the temporary injunction on April 5 at the request of the NLRB, stating that “it is necessary to return the parties to the status quo to protect the NLRB’s remedial powers.” 

Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
ThyssenKrupp Stainless USA, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Outokumpu Stainless USA, LLC 15-CA-070319 Board Decision November 22, 2013
Rheem Manufacturing Company 26-CA-088870 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions November 7, 2013
NPC International, Inc. d/b/a Pizza Hut 15-CA-101501 Board Decision October 25, 2013
The Gulfport Stevedoring Association- International Longshoremen's Association Container Royalty Pla 15-CA-096939 Board Decision September 9, 2013
Rheem Manufacturing Company 26-CA-088870 Administrative Law Judges Decision September 9, 2013
Ozburn-Hessey Logistics, LLC 26-CA-070471 Board Decision September 6, 2013
All Service Plumbing & Maintenance, Inc. 15-CA-019433 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions July 16, 2013
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC. 26-CA-072915 Administrative Law Judges Decision July 2, 2013
Howard Industries, Inc. 15-CA-070830 Administrative Law Judges Decision June 13, 2013
Philips Electronics North America Corporation 26-CA-085613 Administrative Law Judges Decision June 13, 2013


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