National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. announced the appointment of career attorney Garey E. Lindsay as Regional Director of the Agency’s Regional Office in Cincinnati, Ohio (Region 9). Mr. Lindsay succeeds Gary W. Muffley, who recently retired. In his new position, Mr. Lindsay will be responsible for enforcement of one of the nation’s primary labor laws covering private sector employees in southern Ohio, eastern Kentucky, southern West Virginia and Clark, Dearborn and Floyd Counties in Indiana.
Mr. Lindsay, a native of Detroit, Michigan, received a B.A. degree from Wayne State University, and a J.D. degree from Wayne State University Law School. He joined the NLRB in 1977 as a Field Attorney in the Cincinnati Office and has worked there continuously since that time. In 1992, he was promoted to Supervisory Attorney. In 2001, he was appointed as a Deputy Regional Attorney and in 2007 he was promoted to his most recent position of Regional Attorney. Mr. Lindsay is a member of the Michigan bar.
The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency vested with the power to safeguard employees’ rights to organize and to determine whether to have unions as their bargaining representative. The Agency also acts to prevent and remedy unfair labor practices committed by private sector employers and unions.