On August 29, 2014, Regional Direction M. Kathleen McKinney signed a local memorandum of understanding with the Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans, Louisiana. The purpose of the local memorandum of understanding is to strengthen the collaborative efforts between Region 15 and the Consulate of Mexico to provide Mexican workers, their employers, and Mexican business owners in the United States with information, guidance, and access to education regarding their rights and responsibilities under the National Labor Relations Act.
On September 18, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., the New Orleans Regional office will be giving an outreach presentation to Spanish speaking workers in the New Orleans area. The presentation will focus on protected concerted activity and provide an overview of the National Labor Relations Act. The presentation will take place at the Loyola University Law Clinic.