Employees of Lyondell Chemical Company and Equistar Chemical, L.P. decided in an election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board against represention by the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers, International Union, AFL-CIO-CLC for purposes of collective bargaining.
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On Thursday, September 4, 2014, Regional Director Martha Kinard will serve as a panelist at the State Bar of Texas Office of Minority Affairs—22nd Annual Texas Minority Counsel Program, in Austin, Texas. Kinard’s presentation will include a discussion of NLRB General Counsel initiatives and the National Labor Relations Act in the non-union workplace.
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On Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the South Texas College of Law: 27th Annual Employment Law Conference in Houston Texas, Chairman Mark Pearce will make a presentation about recent developments at the NLRB. A reception honoring Chairman Pearce will follow his presentation. On Friday, July 18, 2014, Regional Director Martha Kinard will join Chairman Pearce in a breakfast roundtable discussion about the NLRB.
On Tuesday, June 24, 2014, Regional Director Martha Kinard will serve as a panelist at the Tarrant County Labor & Employment Law Section Luncheon in Fort Worth, Texas. Kinard will address hot topics, including social media cases and she will provide an update on other recent developments at the NLRB.
For more information, click here: https://www.tarrantbar.org/Calendar/Signup.aspx?EventNo=1897
On Saturday, June 21, 2014, Attorney Art Laurel will be providing information to the public about the NLRB at the Dallas Police Department-Chief on the Beat Health and Safety Fair. The event will be held at the Samuell Grand Recreation Center in Dallas, Texas.
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.
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.