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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 3 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 most of New York state from our offices in Buffalo and Albany.

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

An individual loses his job and is denied unemployment benefits. His car is repossessed and he has fallen behind on child support payments. Now he is facing eviction or mortgage foreclosure. Where does this person go for help? How does he find out about who can help him?

A presentation by Albany Resident Officer Barney Horowitz on Recent Developments Under the NLRA Including:

 The Northwestern decision

 Catholic Bishop (jurisdiction over religiously affiliated educational institutions) and Yeshiva (the managerial status of professors)Adjunct Professors

 Graduates students and the Brown case 

Charter school jurisdiction, state or federal?

There is a lot happening in the private school arena with wide ranging impact so join us
DATE Tuesday, May 13 TIME 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

In May 2013, the drivers at Hogan Transports, Inc. (Employer), a trucking company, began a union organizing campaign at their workplace in West Coxsakie, New York, with the assistance of Teamsters, Local 294, International Brotherhood of Teamsters (the Union).  A majority of employees signed union authorization cards and the Union filed a petition and sought to become the bargaining representative for the workers.

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that a Phelps, New York, construction contractor violated federal labor law when it unilaterally stopped applying the terms and conditions of a collective-bargaining agreement reached between the Ironworkers union and an employers’ association to which the contractor belonged.

The Times Union of Albany has agreed to offer reinstatement to three employees and to pay more than $800,000 in backpay and interest to a total of 11 employees who were laid off by the newspaper in the fall of 2009 in order to settle a case taken up by the National Labor Relations Board.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort descending
D-N-X Engine Corp. 03-R-000638 Board Decision 09/17/1943
Henry & Allen, Inc. 03-R-000640 Board Decision 09/29/1943
Jamestown Metal Equipment Co., Inc. 03-R-000651 Board Decision 09/29/1943
Bethlehem Steel Corp. 03-R-000639 Board Decision 10/06/1943
Auburn Button Works, Inc. 03-R-000664 Board Decision 10/07/1943
Cortland Line Co., Inc. 03-R-000643 Board Decision 10/14/1943
Oakes and Burger Co. 03-R-000662 Board Decision 10/26/1943
The Symington-Gould Corp. 03-R-000635 Board Decision 11/11/1943
Warsaw Elevator Co. 03-C-000670 Board Decision 11/19/1943
Niagara Blower Co. 03-R-000677 Board Decision 11/22/1943

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