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Region 07 - Detroit

Welcome to Region 7 of the National Labor Relations Board. We conduct elections, investigate charges of unfair labor practices, and protect the rights of workers to join together, serving eastern Michigan from our main office in Detroit and resident office in Grand Rapids. If you have questions or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please visit one of our offices 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.

SEEKING VOLUNTARY FIELD EXAMINER INTERNS

This Regional Office participates in the NLRB’s Volunteer Field Examiners Program for undergraduate and graduate students.  The Volunteer FX interns assist in conducting unfair labor practice investigations, arranging representation elections, conducting elections and performing basic legal research. Volunteer Interns will work directly with agents and report to a supervisor who will guide them in handling case work and investigations. Interns may be briefed by senior officials from throughout the Region and Agency about the NLRB and the NLRA. Interns will be asked to produce written work products summarizing the results of investigations along with recommendations.  The Agency will work closely with participating schools to ensure class credit where permitted or desired and will provide on-the-job training as well as training on the NLRB through live and video presentations of the Agency’s Summer Intern Program and regularly scheduled Board Agent training.  Please click on the following link: Student Positions - Pathways and volunteer for more information.  

Elizabeth K. Kerwin

Regional Director
Elizabeth K. Kerwin

Assistant to the Regional Director
Jason Knepp

Regional Attorney
Erikson Karmol

Grand Rapids Resident Officer
Colleen Carol

Detroit Administrative Officer
Karen Roock

Grand Rapids Office Manager
Vacant

Regional News

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Date Issued sort ascending
County of Hillsdale 07-WH-291346 Board Decision 08/08/2022
Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Inc. 07-CA-261954 Administrative Law Judges Decision 07/18/2022
Indiana Michigan Power Company 07-RD-293425 Board Decision 07/12/2022
Inland Waters Pollution Control, Inc. 07-CA-277239 Administrative Law Judges Decision 06/24/2022
SEIU Healthcare of Michigan (Maple-Drake Real Estate, LLC d/b/a Notting Hill of West Bloomfield) 07-CG-284431 Administrative Law Judges Decision 06/17/2022
Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Inc. 07-RD-257830 Board Decision 06/15/2022
United States Postal Service 07-CA-288454 Board Decision 06/09/2022
University of Michigan 07-WH-290919 Board Decision 06/08/2022
Maple-Drake Real Estate, LLC d/b/a Notting Hill of West Bloomfield 07-RD-282049 Board Decision 06/07/2022
Power Home Solar LLC 07-RC-279452 Board Decision 05/09/2022