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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 18 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 states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and parts of Iowa from our regional office in Minneapolis, subregional office in Milwaukee, and resident office in Des Moines. 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 August 26, 2013, Field Examiner Martha Armstrong and Field Attorney Rachel Centinario presented at the Mexican Consulate in St. Paul during Labor Week regarding workers' rights under the NLRA in both union and non-union settings.

On April 25, 2013, Resident Officer Jennifer Hadsall presented, "NLRA Basics: NLRA Application in Right to Work States and Non-Unionized Workplaces" at the 2013 Iowa Employment, Training, Benefits & Wellness Conference.

On March 20, 2013, Regional Director Marlin Osthus presented to Trusight—An Employer’s Association in Plymouth, MN.  The Regional Director provided an update on the status of the Board and a review of Board cases, including recent cases affecting employee rights at non-union Employers.

On February 5, 2013, Resident Officer Jennifer Hadsall and Field Examiner Charles Chermak presented “NLRB Basics, PCA, and Social Media” to students in the Labor Law course at Drake Law School in Des Moines, IA.

National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon announced that he is considering a proposal to reorganize four Regional offices as part of an ongoing effort by the Agency to explore ways to restructure its operations in light of new technologies and changing patterns in case intake. 

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Regional Case Developments

Case Namesort ascending Case Number Case Activity Issuance Date
Wright Brothers Paper Box Co., Inc. 30-RC-004012 Board Decision 05/28/1982
Worzella Publishing Co. 18-RC-003576 Board Decision 07/15/1958
World Theatre Corp. 18-RC-015612 Board Decision 03/30/1995
World SS, Inc. 30-CA-013549 Board Decision 09/20/2001
Woodmark Industries, Inc. 18-RM-000035 Board Decision 12/07/1948
Woodman's Food Markets 30-RC-005935 Board Decision 09/29/2000
Woodman's Food Market, Inc. 30-CA-078663 Board Decision 04/30/2013
Woodman's Food Market, Inc. 30-CA-078663 Administrative Law Judges Decision 10/05/2012
Woodman's Food Market, Inc. 18-CA-112317 Board Decision 01/24/2014
Woodbury County Community Action Agency 18-RC-013528 Board Decision 08/24/1990

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