National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr., today announced the appointment of Michael C. Cass as Officer-in-Charge for Subregion 34, Hartford, Connecticut.
A career NLRB employee, Mr. Cass had been serving as a Supervisory Field Examiner in the Hartford office. In his new position, he will assist Jonathan B. Kreisberg, Regional Director in Region 1, Boston, Massachusetts, in the enforcement and administration of the National Labor Relations Act in Connecticut. Mr. Cass succeeds John S. Cotter, who is retiring.
A native of Fall River, Massachusetts, Mr. Cass graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a B. A. in History in 1977 and an M.S. in Labor Studies in 1980. During graduate school, Mr. Cass served as a student assistant with the NLRB’s Pittsburgh Regional Office. He was hired as a field examiner in the Hartford office in 1983. In 2000, he was promoted to Compliance Officer and, in 2002, he was promoted to Supervisory Field Examiner in that office.
The National Labor Relations Board administers and enforces the National Labor Relations Act. It investigates and remedies unfair labor practices and conducts secret-ballot elections to determine whether employees desire union representation.