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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

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.” 

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Numbersort ascending Case Activity Issuance Date
Chisca Plaza Motor Hotel 26-RM-000121 Board Decision 08/30/1961
Southern Bakeries, LLC 26-RD-081637 Board Decision 03/31/2014
OMNOVA Solutions, Inc. 26-RD-001182 Board Decision 07/12/2012
OMNOVA Solutions, Inc. 26-RD-001182 Board Decision 07/08/2011
Kimberly-Clark, Conway Personal Care Facility 26-RD-001170 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 09/01/2010
Werthan Packaging, Inc. 26-RD-001104 Board Decision 08/26/2005
M & N Mail Service 26-RD-001003 Board Decision 08/27/1998
Angelica Healthcare Services Group 26-RD-000936 Board Decision 12/12/2000
The Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. 26-RD-000532 Board Decision 12/14/1984
Wedgewood Indusries, Inc. 26-RD-000403 Board Decision 08/08/1979

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