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Region 19

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Region 19 - Seattle

Welcome to Region 19 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 northwest from our main office in Seattle, a subregional office in Portland and a resident office in Anchorage. 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 for someone to 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.

Ronald K. Hooks

Regional Director
Ronald K. Hooks

Assistant to the Regional Director
James R. Kobe

Regional Attorney
Anne P. Pomerantz

Deputy Regional Attorneys
Brian Sweeney
Martin Eskenazi

Portland Officer-in-Charge
Jessica Dietz

Seattle Office Manager
Dennis Snook

Portland Office Manager
Kristy Kennedy

Regional News

Portland, OR—Region 19 of the National Labor Relations Board completed a ballot count on January 6, 2022 in a union election involving employees at Image Comics choosing whether or not to be represented by Comic Book Workers United, affiliated with the Communication Workers of America. The…

Seattle, WA — On June 11, 2021, Region 19 of the National Labor Relations Board won an Administrative Law Judge decision on a consolidated complaint against Nexstar Broadcasting Inc., d/b/a KOIN-TV, based on charges filed by the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians-…

Seattle, Washington — On May 7, 2021, Judge Michael Simon of the District of Oregon granted Director of Region 19 Ronald K. Hooks the petition for injunctive relief against Hood River Distillers, Inc. in Hood River, Oregon. Section 10(j) of the National Labor Relations Act authorizes the…

Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Date Issued sort ascending
Sammi Beauty Global, WA Inc. 19-CA-250201 Board Decision 01/06/2022
Hood River Distillers, Inc. 19-CA-260013 Administrative Law Judges Decision 12/10/2021
National Rural Letter Carriers Association (United States Postal Service) 19-CB-245120 Amended Administrative Law Judges Decision 12/10/2021
National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians – The Broadcasting and Cable Television 19-CB-244528 Board Decision 12/09/2021
Cornish College of the Arts 19-RC-276616 Board Decision 11/22/2021
Willamette Valley Medical Center, LLC 19-CA-265597 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 09/07/2021
National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians – The Broadcasting and Cable Television 19-CB-244528 Board Decision 08/25/2021
Cornish College of the Arts 19-RC-273405 Board Decision 08/11/2021
Northwestern Corporation d/b/a Northwestern Energy 19-UC-261685 Board Decision 07/27/2021
Willamette Valley Medical Center, LLC 19-CA-265597 Administrative Law Judges Decision 07/26/2021