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Welcome to Region 19 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 northwest from our main office in Seattle, a subregional office in Portland and a resident office in Anchorage. 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 for someone to 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

A district court judge has ordered the International Longshore and Warehouse Union to stop processing grievances and filing lawsuits regarding its dispute with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers over the work of plugging in, unplugging and monitoring refrigerated shipping containers at the Port of Portland.

A U.S. District Court judge has ordered the Sheraton Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska to recognize and bargain with its employees’ union representative of over thirty years after two years of increasingly tense relations that included a host of egregious unfair labor practice conduct by the Hotel, including its suspensionand discharge of Union supporters, unilateral changes in the employees’ terms and conditions of employment, prematurely declaring impasse in negotiations,  and ultimately withdrawing recognition of the Union.

NLRB Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon today appeared before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform at a field hearing in South Carolina called regarding his decision to issue a complaint against the Boeing Company on April 20.

NLRB Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon today responded to inquiries regarding a complaint issued April 20 against the Boeing Company with the following statement:


Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
United States Postal Service 19-CA-092096 Administrative Law Judges Decision December 4, 2013
Star West Satellite, Inc. 19-CA-075668 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions December 2, 2013
Ashford TRS Nickel, LLC d/b/a The Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa 19-CA-032761 Administrative Law Judges Decision November 18, 2013
HORIZON HOUSE, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION 19-RC-106734 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions November 12, 2013
Star West Satellite, Inc. 19-CA-075668 Administrative Law Judges Decision November 4, 2013
The Fund for the Public Interest, Inc. 19-CA-094311 Administrative Law Judges Decision October 25, 2013
Pacific Lutheran University 19-RC-102521 Board Decision September 23, 2013
D&S Electrical Contractors, Inc. 19-CA-088609 Administrative Law Judges Decision September 6, 2013
Northshore Sheet Metal, Inc. 19-CA-083657 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions September 5, 2013
International Longshore & Warehouse Union, International Longshore & Warehouse Union, Local 8 and In 19-CC-082533 Administrative Law Judges Decision August 28, 2013


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