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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 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. 

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon announced the appointment of career attorney David E. Leach as Regional Attorney of the NLRB’s Regional Office in New York, NY (Region 2). In his new position, Mr. Leach will assist Regional Director Karen P. Fernbach in the processing of representation and unfair labor practice cases filed under the National Labor Relations Act in Manhattan, The Bronx, and several counties north of New York City.

Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Novel Service Group , Inc. ("NSG") 02-CA-113834 Administrative Law Judges Decision 01/15/2015
Evenflow Transportation Management 02-CA-040128 Board Decision 12/16/2014
CSC HOLDINGS, LLC, and CABLEVISION SYSTEMS NEW YORK CITY CORP., a Single Employer 02-CA-085811 Administrative Law Judges Decision 12/04/2014
The Atelier Condominium and Cooper Square Realty, Inc. as joint employees 02-CA-039459 Board Decision 11/26/2014
Fresenius USA Manufacturing 02-CA-039518 Board Decision 11/19/2014
NEW YORK PARTY SHUTTLE, LLC 02-CA-073340 Board Decision 10/23/2014
ACTION ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS, LLC et al. 02-RC-126999 Board Decision 10/16/2014
Eastern Concrete Cutting Corp. 02-CA-128529 Board Decision 10/15/2014
Lenox Hill Hospital 02-CA-103901 Administrative Law Judges Decision 10/01/2014
Sprain Brook Manor Nursing Home, LLC 02-CA-040231 Board Decision 09/29/2014


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