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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 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
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. 03-RC-299607 Board Decision 11/30/2022
CATSMO LLC 03-CA-274827 Board Decision 11/08/2022
Wendt Corporation 03-RD-276476 Board Decision 09/30/2022
National Association of Broadcast Employees & Technicians - Communications Workers of America, AFL-C 03-CB-256179 Board Decision 09/29/2022
Goddard College Corporation 03-CA-283012 Administrative Law Judges Decision 08/24/2022
Starbucks Corporation 03-CA-285671 Board Decision 08/04/2022
Starbucks Corporation 03-CA-285671 Board Decision 08/04/2022
Starbucks Corporation 03-RC-289801 Board Decision 08/02/2022
Pathway Vet Alliance, LLC, Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Services 03-RC-281879 Board Decision 07/13/2022
Frazer & Jones 03-CA-274530 Administrative Law Judges Decision 07/05/2022