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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 2 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 boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx and Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester counties from our office in Manhattan. 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.

News From the Region

Richard F. Griffin, Jr., General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, announced the appointment of Nicholas H. Lewis as the Assistant to the Regional Director of the NLRB’s Regional Office in for Region 2, New York, NY.

In his new position, Mr. Lewis will assist Regional Director Karen Fernbach in the administration and enforcement of the National Labor Relations Act in Manhattan, the Bronx and several counties North of New York City. Mr. Lewis succeeds Elbert Tellem, who recently retired.

Richard F. Griffin, Jr., General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, announced the appointment of Leah Z. Jaffe as Regional Attorney for Region 2, New York, NY.

Twelve employees at the Biondi Elementary School in the Bronx, NY and at the Biondi Middle and High School in Yonkers, NY, who were laid off during bargaining for an initial collective-bargaining agreement, have received backpay and immediate offers of reinstatement as part of a settlement agreement reached on April 14, 2014.  

Board Member Sharon Block and Regional Directors Karen Fernbach (Region 1-Manhattan) and James Paulsen (Region 29-Brooklyn) shared insights into recent Board decisions and the impact of the Noel Canning decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, in a panel discussion at a recent Cornell University labor and employment law program.

The National Labor Relations Board has granted review in two cases that ask whether graduate student assistants seeking to be represented by a union are employees covered by the National Labor Relations Act. 

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
YP HOLDINGS, LLC 28-RD-117449 Board Decision 02/11/2015
Mineral Resources LLC 20-RC-125608 Board Decision 02/11/2015
University of Findlay 08-CA-134862 Board Decision 02/10/2015
United Food and Commercial Workers, District 1, Local 1 16-CB-003850 Board Decision 02/10/2015
GRAND MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION LLC 22-RC-140821 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 02/09/2015
Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company, Inc. 37-CA-008316 Board Decision 02/09/2015
McDonald's Restaurants of Tennessee, Inc. 10-CA-131969 Board Decision 02/09/2015
Aramark Uniform Services - Orlando 12-CA-133609 Board Decision 02/09/2015
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 18 (Nerone & Sons Inc) 08-CD-135243 Board Decision 02/06/2015
Taylor Farms Pacific, Inc./Slingshot Connections, LLC/Abel Mendoza, Inc. 32-CA-116854 Board Decision 02/06/2015

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