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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

On April 18, 2014, the Regional Director of the Chicago Office of the National Labor Relations Board, Peter Sung Ohr, and the Chairman and Commissioner of the Chicago Commission on Human Relations, Mona Noriega, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen cooperation and collaboration between the Chicago Regional Office of the NLRB and the Chicago Commission on Human Relations.

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.

 

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Numbersort ascending Case Activity Issuance Date
Chicago Mathematics & Science Academy 13-RM-001768 Board Decision 12/14/2012
Atlas Bobcat, Inc. 13-RM-001766 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 12/21/2010
A. C. Pavement Striping Co., Inc. 13-RM-001511 Board Decision 08/21/1989
Hassett Storage Warehouse, Inc. 13-RM-001480 Board Decision 12/16/1987
Don Bass Trucking, Inc. 13-RM-001313 Board Decision 07/24/1985
River Forest Golden Bear Joint Venture 13-RM-001151 Board Decision 06/30/1975
Original Art Co., Inc. 13-RM-001096 Board Decision 01/23/1976
Carriage Oldsmobile Cadillac, Inc. 13-RM-001090 Board Decision 05/13/1974
The University of Chicago 13-RM-001051 Board Decision 03/02/1973
Andes Candies, Inc. 13-RM-000565 Board Decision 10/04/1961

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