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Region 03 - Buffalo

Welcome to Region 3 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 York state and Vermont from our offices in Buffalo and Albany.

If you have questions or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please call and ask for the Information Officer on duty. For our Albany Resident Office please call (518) 816-0909, and for our Buffalo Office please call (716) 551-4931. If you need to visit our offices, you must call to schedule an appointment. 

We can also 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.

 

Regional Director
Linda M. Leslie

Regional Attorney
Jessica L. Cacaccio

Assistant to the Regional Director
David Turner

Albany Resident Officer
Vacant

Administrative Officer
Katy Domagala

Regional News

The Region will be hosting a "Coffee with the Region" event at 10am on Wednesday, September 27! The event is free and open to the public. Please stop by the Buffalo office's hearing room at 130 S. Elmwood Ave., Ste. 630, Buffalo, NY 14202 at 10am to chat with Regional personnel and let us answer…

On March 1, 2023, NLRB Administrative Law Judge Michael A. Rosas issued a decision finding Starbucks had violated the National Labor Relations Act hundreds of times to affect workers’ organizing efforts through “egregious…

The Times Union of Albany has agreed to offer reinstatement to three employees and to pay more than $800,000 in backpay and interest to a total of 11 employees who were laid off by the newspaper in the fall of 2009 in order to settle a case taken up by the National Labor Relations Board. The…

Today, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer A. Abruzzo announced the appointment of Jessica L. Cacaccio as the Regional Attorney of the NLRB Region 3-Buffalo. With the Regional Office in Buffalo, New York and a Resident Office in Albany, New York, Region 3 is responsible for…

Today, the National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer A. Abruzzo announced the appointment of David Turner as the Assistant to the Regional Director of the NLRB’s Region 3 office. With the Regional Office in Buffalo, New York and a Resident Office in Albany, New York, Region 3 is…

Today, National Labor Relations Board Region 3-Buffalo Regional Director Linda M. Leslie petitioned in United States District Court for injunctive relief for seven former Starbucks employees in Buffalo, New York who were unlawfully fired for exercising their right to form a union.…

Buffalo, NY—Region 3 of the National Labor Relations Board completed three ballot counts on March 9, 2022 in union elections involving employees at Starbucks choosing whether or not to be represented by Workers United. The ballot counts were conducted by an NLRB Region 3 employee at the Buffalo…

Today, General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo announced the appointment of Linda M. Leslie to serve as the Regional Director for the Agency’s Region 3 office.  With the Regional Office in Buffalo, New York, and a Resident Office in Albany, New York, Region 3 is responsible for conducting elections,…

Buffalo, NY—Region 3 of the National Labor Relations Board completed three ballot counts on December 9, 2021 in union elections involving employees at Starbucks choosing whether or not to be represented by Workers United. The ballot counts were conducted by an NLRB Region 3 employee at the…

Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Date Issued sort ascending
Starbucks Corporation 03-RD-316974 Board Decision 11/15/2023
MCD Plumbing, Inc. and Michael Diebold, an Individual 03-CA-076777 Board Decision 10/16/2023
Frazer & Jones Company 03-CA-274530 Stipulation to Dismiss 10/04/2023
Wendt Corporation 03-CA-212225 Amended Board Decision 08/26/2023
Starbucks Corporation 03-CA-296757 Administrative Law Judges Decision 08/25/2023
International Longshoremen's Association Local 1294(Federal Marine Terminals) 03-CB-310878 Board Decision 08/24/2023
TCGPlayer, Inc. 03-CA-314051 Board Decision 08/15/2023
TCGplayer, Inc. 03-RC-310876 Board Decision 08/10/2023
International Longshoremen's Association, Local 1294 03-CB-304129 Board Decision 08/02/2023
Vermont Information Processing, Inc. (VIP) 03-CA-301055 Administrative Law Judges Decision 07/31/2023