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Welcome to Region 16 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 the state of Texas from our main office in Fort Worth and resident offices in Houston and San Antonio. 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

On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, Regional Director Martha Kinard will make a presentation in Dallas, Texas addressing recent developments at the NLRB.  Kinard’s presentation will also include a discussion of protected concerted activity, NLRB social media cases and the NLRA in the non-union workplace.

For more information, click here:  http://www.laborlawyers.com/DallasLunchAndLearn

Three employees of LB&B Associates, Inc., Dae Sung LLC, and FTSS Joint Venture (the Employer), who provide flight simulator services at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth, TX, will receive nearly $105,000 in backpay pursuant to a NLRB settlement.    

On April 7, 2014, Valero Services, Inc. agreed to rescind its nationwide social media policy and to post and mail a NLRB remedial notice to its employees throughout the country in response to a complaint filed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).  Valero Services provides employee leasing services to refineries and plants located throughout the United States, including a refinery located in Port Arthur, Texas.

On March 19, 2014, Keck Hospital of USC, formerly known as USC University Hospital (Employer), agreed to fully remedy the employees affected by its unilateral elimination of an extra shift bonus and a mandatory on-call schedule.

A plastic surgery center in Dallas has agreed to pay more than $300,000 to settle charges that it unlawfully fired two employees and then sued one of them in state court after she sought help from the NLRB's Fort Worth office.

The center, Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery Center, PA, also agreed to drop the state lawsuit, to rescind a rule prohibiting wage discussions by employees, and to cease paying its attorney to unlawfully and coercively represent its employees.  The National Labor Relations Board issued an order on May 29, 2013 approving the terms of the formal settlement.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
K-Air Corporation 16-CA-091326 Administrative Law Judges Decision 05/30/2013
Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery Center, PA 16-CA-027886 Board Decision 05/29/2013
Dish Network 16-CA-062433 Board Decision 04/30/2013
FlexFrac Logistics/Silver Eagle Logistics 16-CA-027978 Board Decision 04/25/2013
Phillips 66 16-CA-087373 Administrative Law Judges Decision 04/09/2013
Jones & Carter, Inc./Cotton Surveying Co. 16-CA-027969 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 02/08/2013
Phillips 66 16-CA-087373 Board Decision 02/08/2013
FlexFrac Logistics/Silver Eagle Logistics 16-CA-027978 Administrative Law Judges Decision 01/28/2013
Dish Network Corporation 16-CA-027316 Board Decision 12/13/2012
Jones & Carter, Inc./Cotton Surveying Co. 16-CA-027969 Administrative Law Judges Decision 11/26/2012

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