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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 9 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 Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia from our office in Cincinnati. 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.

News From the Region

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Massey Energy Company and its subsidiary, Mammoth Coal Company, unlawfully refused to hire former unionized employees in order to avoid union obligations at a West Virginia coal mine it had purchased.

Massey bought the mine in Kanawha County in 2004 from Horizon Natural Resources Company after Horizon declared bankruptcy. Massey then created Mammoth Coal, a subsidiary, to operate the mine.

SEIU wins four and loses 39 units, with one unit in doubt

Employees at more than a dozen hospitals and long-term care facilities in the Cincinnati area voted in NLRB-conducted elections throughout the day Thursday on the question of whether or not to join the Service Employees International Union. In all, the elections took in 44 units of professional and non-professional employees, with nearly 6,600 eligible voters. All facilities are owned by Catholic Healthcare Partners.

Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
UC HEALTH 09-CA-110508 Board Decision 03/31/2014
COBALT COAL LTD., WESTCHESTER COAL, L.P., AND COBALT COAL CORP. MINING, INC. D/B/A COBALT COAL CORP. 09-CA-112146 Administrative Law Judges Decision 03/28/2014
GREENVILLE FEDERAL 09-CA-075284 Board Decision 03/12/2014
THE ARDIT COMPANY 09-CA-089159 Board Decision 02/24/2014
MIAMI VALLEY HOSPITAL 09-RC-113461 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 02/21/2014
VOITH INDUSTRIAL SERVICES, INC. 09-CA-097589 Administrative Law Judges Decision 01/23/2014
CATERPILLAR LOGISTICS, INC. 09-CA-110687 Board Decision 01/22/2014
MIKE-SELL'S POTATO CHIP CO. 09-CA-094143 Board Decision 01/15/2014
CATERPILLAR, INC. 09-CA-110247 Board Decision 12/26/2013
THE ARDIT COMPANY 09-CA-106395 Board Decision 12/12/2013


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