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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 13 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 Illinois and Indiana from our office in downtown Chicago. 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.

Check out the NLRB Region 13 Facebook page for the latest information on complaints, as well as ALJ and Regional Director decisions, from cases in the Chicago Regional Office.

News From the Region

Regional Director, Peter Sung Ohr, has issued a Decision in 13-RC-121359 finding the Grant-in-aid scholarship football players are employees under the NLRA and has directed an election to take place.

The parties have until April 9, 2014 to file with the Board in Washington, D.C. a Request for Review of the Decision.

The Decision is posted on the NLRB webpage and can be found here. 

The winter months have been a busy time for Region 13’s outreach efforts. Our staff provided presentations for various organizations and community groups. Below are a couple of the highlights.

 

On November 13, 2013, Liz Galliano and Liz Cortez provided an overview of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to the U.S. Department of Labor- Office of Federal Contracts Compliance Programs and Wage and Hour Divisions.

 

Richard F. Griffin, Jr., General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, today announced the appointment of Paul Hitterman as Regional Attorney in Region 13, Chicago, Illinois.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Nexeo Solutions, LLC f/k/a TPG Accolade, LLC 13-CA-046694 Board Decision 04/16/2014
M.D. Miller Trucking & Topsoil, Inc. 13-CA-104166 Administrative Law Judges Decision 04/09/2014
UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE 13-CA-078058 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 03/05/2014
Terraprise Holdings, Inc. d/b/a Global Recruiters of Winfield 13-CA-108187 Administrative Law Judges Decision 02/26/2014
Amglo Kemlite Laboratories 13-CA-065271 Board Decision 02/21/2014
Renzenberger,Inc. 13-RC-107644 Board Decision 02/20/2014
Garda CL Great Lakes, Inc. 13-CA-110779 Board Decision 02/19/2014
Unite Here Local 1 (Stefani's Pier Front, Inc. d/b/a Crystal Garden) 13-CB-096888 Board Decision 02/12/2014
Polycon Industries, Inc. 13-RD-105718 Board Decision 01/23/2014
IAM District Lodge 851 (Caterpillar) 13-CB-101376 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 12/27/2013

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