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Welcome to Region 12 of the National Labor Relations Board. We conduct elections, investigate charges, and protect the rights of workers to act together, serving the state of Florida and southern Georgia from our main office in Tampa and resident offices in Jacksonville and Miami. 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 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

National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon announced the appointment of Pamela W. Scott as the Resident Officer of the NLRB’s Resident Office in Miami, Florida (Region 12).  In her new position, Ms. Scott will assist Acting Regional Director Margaret Diaz in the administration and enforcement of the National Labor Relations Act in Florida and southern Georgia.

National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon announced the appointment of Terry D. Combs as the Assistant to the Regional Director of the NLRB’s Regional Office in Tampa, Florida (Region 12).  In his new position, Mr. Combs will assist Acting Regional Director Margaret Diaz in the administration and enforcement of the National Labor Relations Act in Florida and southern Georgia.

An NLRB administrative law judge has found that a Puerto Rico hospital repeatedly violated federal labor laws by changing conditions of work – including the elimination of an entire department - without bargaining with the union representing its employees.

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that a union practice of displaying a large inflatable rat balloon at a secondary employer’s premises to protest the labor practices of its non-union contractor is not coercive, and so does not violate U.S. labor law.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort descending
Gonzalez Padin Co. Inc. 24-C-000072 Board Decision June 11, 1946
The New York and Porto Rico Steamship Co. 24-R-000154 Board Decision July 17, 1946
Bull Insular Line, Inc. 24-R-000130 Board Decision September 27, 1946
Lykes Bros. S. S. Co., Inc. 24-R-000157 Board Decision June 11, 1947
Fajardo Development Co. 24-C-000144 Board Decision March 25, 1948
Sunland Biscuit Co., Inc. 24-C-000119 Board Decision July 30, 1948
Puerto Rico Steamship Association 24-RM-000001 Board Decision August 14, 1950
Central Rufina 24-RC-000085 Board Decision January 23, 1951
Royal Crown Bottling Co. of Puerto Rico 24-RC-000035 Board Decision February 21, 1951
Asociacion Cooperativa Lafayette 24-RC-000136 Board Decision May 29, 1951

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