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Welcome to Region 32 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 parts of California and Nevada from our regional office in Oakland. If you have questions or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please visit our office 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

On October 31, 2017, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. announced the appointment of Christy J. Kwon as the Regional Attorney of the NLRB’s Regional office in Oakland, California (Region 32). In her new position, Ms. Kwon will assist Regional Director Valerie T. Hardy-Mahoney in the administration and enforcement of the National Labor Relations Act in portions of northern California and the northern half of Nevada.  She succeeds Ms. Hardy-Mahoney, who previously served as Regional Attorney. 

Washington, D.C. – National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Acting Chairman Philip A. Miscimarra and General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. have named Valerie Hardy-Mahoney the new Regional Director for the Agency’s Region 32 Office in Oakland, California. The Region 32 Office is responsible for conducting elections, investigating unfair labor practice charges, and protecting the right of workers to act collectively to improve their wages and working conditions in portions of northern California and the northern half of Nevada.

The telephone numbers for all Region 32 staff members will change effective July 1, 2016.  The main office number will remain the same (510-637-3300) even after July 1st.   If you need to contact a particular employee of Region 32 starting July 1st  and do not have his/her new telephone number, you will need to call the main office number listed above and ask to speak to the Information Officer of the day who will be able to provide you the new telephone number.  The old and new telephone numbers for Region 32 staff members

Regions 32 and 20 will conduct a joint meeting for outside practitioners on the new Representation Case Rules on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be conducted in Conference Room H on the Fifth Floor of the North Tower of the Oakland Federal Building that is located at 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612. If anyone has questions about this meeting you may contact Region 32 Assistant to the Regional Director Cynthia Rence.

National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. announced the appointment of Valerie T. Hardy-Mahoney as the Regional Attorney of the NLRB’s Regional office in Oakland, California (Region 32). In her new position, Ms. Hardy-Mahoney will assist Regional Director George Velastegui in the administration and enforcement of the National Labor Relations Act in portions of northern California and the northern half of Nevada.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Service Employees International Union, United Healthcare Workers - West (Kaiser Foundation Hospitals 32-CB-202546 Board Decision 02/07/2018
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 332 (Rudolph and Sletten) 32-CD-198681 Amended Board Decision 01/03/2018
City of Santa Clara 32-WH-200183 Board Decision 11/30/2017
PCMC/Pacific Crane Maintenance Company, Inc. 32-CA-021925 Board Decision 09/20/2017
SOLARCITY CORP. 32-CA-180523 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/08/2017
THYME HOLDINGS, LLC D/B/A WESTGATE GARDENS CARE CENTER 32-CA-190480 Board Decision 08/16/2017
EVERPORT TERMINAL SERVICES, INC. 32-CA-172286 Board Decision 08/15/2017
GOODWILL CENTRAL COAST, a California Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation 32-CA-172761 Administrative Law Judges Decision 05/17/2017
MEI-GSR HOLDINGS, LLC D/B/A GRAND SIERRA RESORT & CASINO/HG STAFFING, LLC 32-CA-134057 Board Decision 05/16/2017
FRESNO BEVERAGE COMPANY, INC. D/B/A VALLEY WIDE BEVERAGE COMPANY 32-CA-185753 Board Decision 05/12/2017

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