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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 22 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 northern New Jersey from our office in Newark. 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 April 19, 2013, the National Labor Relations Board certified the New York City District Council of Carpenters as the bargaining agent for more than 1,000 New York and New Jersey based dockbuilders and related craft workers employed by approximately 150 employers.  Follow this link for the story and a description of the bargaining unit.

In an election conducted April 7 and 8 by the Newark office of the National Labor Relations Board, health care employees at medical facilities in Millburn, Wall and Toms River, New Jersey, voted against an attempt to decertify their union, PEMSA – Professional Emergency Medical Services Association.

Region 22 issued a complaint against Conti Enterprises, Inc. on February 19, 2013.  The complaint alleges that Conti Enterprises, a company that provides infrastructure development services,  violated the National Labor Relations Act when it discharged an employee working at its Kearny, New Jersey jobsite in retaliation for the employee assisting a Union and engaging in protected, concerted activities.  A trial before an Administrative Law Judge is scheduled for April 2, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at the Region 22 office.

National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon today announced the appointment of Dorothy Foley as Deputy Regional Attorney of the NLRB’s Regional Office in Newark, New Jersey (Region 22). In her new position, she will assist Regional Director Michael Lightner in the administration and enforcement of the National Labor Relations Act in northern and central New Jersey.


Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
METROPOLITAN FOOD INC. D/B/A DRISCOLL FOODS 22-RD-120579 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 04/25/2014
HADDAD PLUMBING AND HEATING, INC. 22-RC-123052 Board Decision 04/10/2014
AIRGAS USA, LLC 22-RC-117918 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 04/07/2014
JERSEY CITY MEDICAL CENTER 22-CA-099042 Board Decision 04/04/2014
MUCCIO, LLC & J.F. KIELY CONSTRUCTION CO., AS A SINGLE EMPLOYER 22-CA-100624 Board Decision 03/10/2014
POMPTONIAN FOOD SERVICE 22-CA-086029 Administrative Law Judges Decision 03/07/2014
ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRACTORS, INC. AND KIELCZEWSKI CORPORATION 22-CA-089865 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 02/27/2014
SQUIRE CORRUGATED BOX COMPANY 22-CA-104475 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 02/27/2014
WOODCREST HEALTH CARE CENTER 22-CA-083628 Board Decision 02/27/2014
MHA, LLC d/b/a MEADOWLANDS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER 22-CA-086823 Board Decision 02/25/2014


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