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Welcome to Region 1 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 most of New England from our offices in Boston and Hartford. 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.


Laura A. Sacks

Regional Director
Laura A. Sacks

Assistant Regional Director
Jessica Foley

Regional Attorney

Hartford Officer-in-Charge
Michael C. Cass

Boston Office Manager
Michelle Cassata

Hartford Office Manager
Jean McCarrick

Regional News

Boston, MA—On December 30th, 2021, Administrative Law Judge Donna Dawson found that Michell Enterprises, LLC d/b/a McDonald’s failed to recall four employees to their jobs in retaliation for their…

On Wednesday, November 10, 2021, Regional Director Laura Sacks welcomed the Consul General of Mexico in Boston, Alberto Fierro, to the regional office for the signing of a Letter of Arrangement between Region 1 and the Mexican Consulate in Boston. Similar to the…

Hartford, CT – Subregion 34 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) completed a manual election today involving employees at Dollar General choosing whether they wished to be represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 371. After counting the ballots, the result of…

Today, General Counsel Jennifer A. Abruzzo announced the appointment of Laura A. Sacks to serve as the Regional Director for the Agency’s Region 1 office. With the Regional Office in Boston, Massachusetts, and a Sub-Regional Office in Hartford, Connecticut, Region 1 is responsible for conducting…

Boston, Massachusetts—On August 17, 2021, District Judge Leo T. Sorokin of the United States District Court of the District of Massachusetts issued an injunction requiring NRT Bus, Inc. (NRT Bus) to recognize and bargain with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 170 (the Union) as…

Today, the National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Peter Sung Ohr announced the appointment of Jessica Foley as the Assistant to the Regional Director of the NLRB’s Regional office in Boston, Massachusetts (Region 1). In her new position, Ms. Foley will assist Acting Regional…

The Boston Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board will be conducting an information session, by teleconference, to answer questions and discuss the new modifications to the Agency’s representation case procedures.

The modifications, scheduled to take effect May 31, 2020,…

Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Date Issued sort ascending
Michell Enterprises LLC d/b/a McDonalds 01-CA-261495 Administrative Law Judges Decision 12/30/2021
CURALEAF MASSACHUSETTS, INC. 01-CA-276355 Board Decision 12/23/2021
BOB'S DISCOUNT FURNITURE, LLC 01-RD-286356 Board Decision 12/16/2021
United States Postal Service 01-CA-263580 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 10/26/2021
NRT Bus, Inc. 01-CA-268388 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 09/28/2021
United States Postal Service 01-CA-263580 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/17/2021
Management & Training Corporation 01-CA-267261 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 09/13/2021
CURALEAF MASSACHUSETTS, INC. 01-CA-262554 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 08/27/2021
NRT Bus, Inc. 01-CA-268388 Administrative Law Judges Decision 08/12/2021
Management & Training Corporation 01-RD-275435 Board Decision 08/11/2021