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Office Information

Shiloutte
Regional Director

Welcome to Region 16 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 state of Texas from our main office in Fort Worth and resident offices in Houston and San Antonio. 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.

 

SEEKING VOLUNTARY FIELD EXAMINER INTERNS

This Regional Office participates in the NLRB’s Volunteer Field Examiners Program for undergraduate and graduate students.  The Volunteer FX interns assist in conducting unfair labor practice investigations, arranging representation elections, conducting elections and performing basic legal research. Volunteer Interns will work directly with agents and report to a supervisor who will guide them in handling case work and investigations. Interns may be briefed by senior officials from throughout the Region and Agency about the NLRB and the NLRA. Interns will be asked to produce written work products summarizing the results of investigations along with recommendations.  The Agency will work closely with participating schools to ensure class credit where permitted or desired and will provide on-the-job training as well as training on the NLRB through live and video presentations of the Agency’s Summer Intern Program and regularly scheduled Board Agent training.  Please click on the following link: Student Positions - Pathways and volunteer for more information.  
 

News From the Region

Please join Region 16 to learn about important changes to NLRB representation case procedures on two dates, April 6 and 8, 2015. 

The Region 16 staff will present important information about the implementation of the new procedures at these information sessions. The first session will be conducted on April 6. The presentation will be in person at the Fort Worth Regional Office and by video at the Resident Offices. The information will be repeated on April 8. Two sessions will be conducted to offer participants a choice of dates.

The Fort Worth Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today announced that Baylor Health Care System, Scott & White Healthcare agreed to rescind various policies, including its social media policies, which the NLRB considered overly broad, and post and email an NLRB Notice to all of its 35,000 employees throughout Texas in response to a complaint filed by the NLRB, Region 16 Office in Fort Worth. Baylor Health Care System, Scott & White Healthcare provides medical services throughout the state of Texas.

Triumph Aerostructures, LLC will reinstate five discharged employees to their previous positions at their Grand Prairie, TX facility. In addition, Triumph will pay seven employees $204,665 as compensation for back pay and losses in retirement contributions and other pay and benefits pursuant to charges before the National Labor Relations Board. 

Over 600 employees and former employees of Travis Transit Management Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of McDonald Transit Associates, Inc. (the Employer), who provides fixed route bus service to Capital Metro in Austin, Texas, will receive $655,000 as compensation for losses of retirement contributions, health insurance premiums, out-of-pocket health expenses, and other pay and benefits pursuant to settlement of charges before the National Labor Relations Board.   

Four employees of Texas New Mexico Power Company, LLC and PNM Resources, Inc., will receive a total of about $170,000 following a settlement in the case.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
JBM Janitorial Maintenance Inc. 16-CA-201387 Board Decision 05/04/2018
Cordua Restaurants, Inc. 16-CA-160901 Board Decision 04/26/2018
ADT, LLC 16-CA-144548 Board Decision 04/04/2018
Consolidated Communications, Inc. 16-CA-196201 Administrative Law Judges Decision 03/27/2018
United States Postal Service 16-CA-180229 Board Decision 03/23/2018
STP NUCLEAR OPERATING COMPANY 16-RC-214839 Board Decision 03/15/2018
LTTS Charter School, Inc., d/b/a Universal Academy 16-CA-170669 Board Decision 03/15/2018
United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 540 (Tyson Foods) 16-CB-193820 Administrative Law Judges Decision 02/27/2018
International Longshoremen's Association, Local 28 (Ceres Gulf Inc.) 16-CB-181716 Board Decision 02/20/2018
Baylor University Medical Center 16-CA-195335 Administrative Law Judges Decision 02/12/2018

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