Welcome to Region 14 of the National Labor Relations Board. We conduct elections, investigate charges of unfair labor practices, and protect the rights of workers to act together from our main office in St. Louis, MO, and sub-regional office in Overland Park, KS. If you have questions or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please visit our office 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 Naomi L. Stuart as Officer in Charge of the Agency's newly-designated Subregional office in Overland Park, Kansas (Subregion 17). In her new position, Ms. Stuart will assist Daniel Hubbel, Director of the NLRB’s Region 14 in St. Louis, in enforcing the National Labor Relations Act in Kansas and Oklahoma, and in certain counties in Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska. Ms. Stuart is Subregion 17’s initial Officer in Charge upon its formal restructuring with the St.
Come visit Region 17 at GovFest for Entrepreneurs: What Government Agencies Can Do for Your Business on November 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Central Resource Library (9785 W. 87th St, Overland Park, KS 66212). GovFest will be a highlighted event for The Kauffman Foundation's Global Entrepreneurship Week. Visit www.jocolibrary.org/govfest for more information.
An extended stay hotel that refused to negotiate with the union that represents its workers, fired its two union employees, and contracted out their work was ordered by a federal judge to offer reinstatement to the workers and recognize and bargain with their union.
A federal judge has ordered mine operator Big Ridge, Inc. to reinstate an employee who was an outspoken supporter of the United Mine Workers of America and was fired two days after a contentious union election.
Regional Case Developments
|Case Name||Case Number||Case Activity||Issuance Date|
|CMC Electrical Construction & Maintenance, Inc||,||Board Decision||05/31/2006|
|In the matter of an Attorney||-NONE||Board Decision||06/17/1992|
|CNN America, Inc.||0 5-CA-31828||Board Decision||03/20/2008|
|Del Young Excavating Co., Inc.||0 7-CA-14818||Board Decision||09/29/1978|
|Lynwood Manor||0 7–-CA–-49482||Board Decision||07/31/2007|
|United Packinghouse Workers of America||00--00000||Board Decision||12/19/1952|
|The Fair||00--02629||Board Decision||07/02/1941|
|United States Steel Corp.||00--02661||Board Decision||08/07/1941|
|Life Insurance Co. of Virginia||00--03259||Board Decision||02/28/1942|
|General Motors Corp.||00--03482||Board Decision||02/24/1942|