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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 15 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 Louisiana, Arkansas and Alabama, as well as southern Mississippi, western Tennessee, western Florida, and four counties in Missouri from our office in New Orleans. 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

On May 15, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., the New Orleans Regional office will be giving an outreach presentation to Spanish speaking workers in the New Orleans area.   The presentation will focus on protected concerted activity and provide an overview of the National Labor Relations Act.  The presentation will take place at the Loyola University Law Clinic.

National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon have announced the appointment of Christopher J. Roy as Officer-in-Charge of the Agency's newly-designated Subregional office in Memphis, Tennessee (Subregion 26).  In his new position, Mr. Roy will assist Kathleen McKinney, Director of the NLRB’s Region 15 in New Orleans, in enforcing the National Labor Relations Act in western Tennessee, Arkansas, and northern Mississippi.  Mr.

The NLRB Office of General Counsel today announced that, based on specific commitments made by the United Food and Commercial Workers union, it is not necessary to decide the merits of an unfair labor practice charge filed by Wal-Mart against the UFCW.

A National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge has found that a Louisiana salt mining operation committed numerous unfair labor practices in dealing with its union employees, including making unlawful threats of termination, persistently refusing to bargain in good faith, and unlawfully implementing new working conditions without bargaining.

A federal judge this week ordered Ozburn-Hessey Logistics, LLC, (OHL) to reinstate three warehouse workers who were fired during a union organizing campaign, and to stop other behavior that interfered with their employees’ rights, pending the final resolution of a case before the National Labor Relations Board.

Judge Samuel H. Mays, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee issued the temporary injunction on April 5 at the request of the NLRB, stating that “it is necessary to return the parties to the status quo to protect the NLRB’s remedial powers.” 

Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Entergy Operations Inc. 15-RC-121665 Board Decision 04/15/2014
Southern Bakeries, LLC 26-RD-081637 Board Decision 03/31/2014
I.S.S. Action, Inc. 15-RC-120239 Board Decision 03/05/2014
The Gulfport Stevedoring Association- International Longshoremen's Association Container Royalty Pla 15-CA-096939 Administrative Law Judges Decision 02/27/2014
IATSE Local 142  (Various) 15-CB-005871 Administrative Law Judges Decision 02/26/2014
Carey Salt, Inc., a subsidiary of Compass Minerals International, Inc. 15-CA-020035 Board Decision 02/06/2014
Belk, Inc. 15-CA-109057 Board Decision 01/23/2014
VCNCL, LLC, d/b/a Vineyard Court Nursing and Rehabilitation Center 15-RC-114384 Board Decision 01/03/2014
FREEMAN 15-RC-103693 Board Decision 12/24/2013
Lockheed Martin 15-CA-018892 Board Decision 12/23/2013

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