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Welcome to Region 10 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 a large area of the southeastern United States from our main office in Atlanta, subregional office in Winston-Salem, NC, and resident offices in Birmingham, AL, and Nashville, TN. 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.

News From the Region

The owner of an Alabama manufacturing plant and the union representing its workers have ended a long-running labor dispute through a settlement agreement signed yesterday by NLRB Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon.

National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon announced implementation of a pilot program consolidating Regional Offices effective May 1, 2012. The pilot program will consolidate Regional Offices in Atlanta, Georgia (Region 10) and Winston-Salem, North Carolina (Region 11). This program will also consolidate Regional Offices in St. Louis, Missouri (Region 14) and Kansas City, Kansas (Region 17). In addition, the sub-regional office in Peoria, Illinois will move from the jurisdiction of the St.

Maintenance and production employees at two RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. facilities in North Carolina voted against union representation this week in an NLRB-supervised secret ballot election. 

The tally of ballots early Friday found 686 votes against and 556 in favor of union representation. The election was sought jointly by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union. A total of 1324 workers were eligible to vote.

Employees at the Swedwood plant in Danville, Virginia voted in favor of representation by the International Association of Machinists in an NLRB-supervised election Wednesday.

Results, released by the NLRB at 5:30 p.m., were 221 votes in favor of the union and 69 opposed, with one challenged ballot and one void ballot. There were a total of 318 eligible workers at the plant, which assembles products for IKEA.

The election was conducted at the Swedwood plant by staff of NLRB Region 11 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
FJC Security Services Inc. 10-RC-115744 Board Decision 05/21/2014
General Steel Drum, LLC and Myers Container, LLC, Joint Employers 10-CA-115129 Board Decision 05/16/2014
A & B SHEET METAL, INC. 10-CA-108107 Administrative Law Judges Decision 05/14/2014
VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC. 10-RM-121704 Board Decision 04/16/2014
GENERAL STEEL DRUM, LLC AND MYERS CONTAINER, LLC, JOINT EMPLOYERS 10-CA-115129 Board Decision 04/16/2014
PAC TELL GROUP, INC. D/B/A U.S. FIBERS 10-RC-101166 Board Decision 03/13/2014
Bluefield Hospital Company, LLC, d/b/a Bluefield Regional Medical Center 10-CA-116246 Board Decision 03/10/2014
COPPER RIVER GRILL 10-CA-085934 Board Decision 02/28/2014
AJ SERVICES JOINT VENTURE 10-CA-109635 Board Decision 02/26/2014
PARAGON SYSTEMS, INC. 10-CA-095371 Administrative Law Judges Decision 02/07/2014

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