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Region 20 - San Francisco

Welcome to Region 20 of the National Labor Relations Board. We conduct elections and investigate charges of unfair labor practices by employers or labor unions, serving parts of California and the state of Hawaii from offices in San Francisco and Honolulu.

CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES FOR WORKERS AND EMPLOYERS: In the face of the impact of the Coronavirus on many workers and businesses in the state of California and the city of San Francisco, the state and the city are providing the following websites for assistance and information.  Please click on them to access vital information. [Para mas información sobre asistencia a trabajadores y empleadores debido al impacto del coronavirus, haga click en los links abajo.]

Mailing Materials to Region 20 -- Please use the United States Postal Service (USPS) to mail any documents to the Region 20 office at this time as it is the carrier that will guarantee delivery. Use of another carrier may result in non-delivery of such materials to the Regional office.

State of California Resources:

City of San Francisco Assistance

NOTE TEMPORARY CHANGES TO REGIONAL OFFICE SCHEDULE [Cambio temporero a horario de oficina, llámenos al numero listado abajo]: Due to the Coronavirus emergency, our office is temporarily closed to visitors,  but we continue to be available by telephone anytime between 8:30am to 5:00pm. 

Telephone: (415) 356-5130

Office: 901 Market Street, Room 400, San Francisco, CA

INFORMATION OFFICER AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH: If you have questions, or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please visit our office at 901 Market Street, Room 400, or call (415) 356-5130 during office hours and ask for the Information Officer on duty. We can arrange to have someone speak with you in the language of your choice, including Spanish [podemos ayudarle en español]. We are also happy to provide speakers and materials to promote a greater understanding of the National Labor Relations Act.

Jill H. Coffman

Regional Director
Jill H. Coffman

Assistant to the Regional Director
Daniel Owens

Regional Attorney
Kathleen Schneider

Office Manager
Nelida D. Mitchell

Honolulu Officer in Charge
Dale Yashiki

Honolulu Office Manager
Katie Takaesu


Regional News

San Francisco, CA – Region 20 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) completed a vote count on September 9, 2021 in a union election involving employees at Dandelion Chocolate, Inc. choosing whether or not to be represented by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. After counting…

Today, the National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Peter Sung Ohr announced the appointment of Kathleen Schneider as the Regional Attorney of the NLRB’s Regional office in San Francisco, California (Region 20). In her new position, Ms. Schneider will assist Regional Director Jill H…

On May 31, 2020 the National Labor Relations Board  implemented in full the following rule changes :

  • Scheduling the hearing at least 14 days from issuance of the notice of hearing;
  • Posting the notice of election within 5 days instead of 2 days;
  • Changes in timeline…

San Francisco, CA - On February 28, 2018, Administrative Law Judge Sharon Steckler (the ALJ) issued her decision in Queen of the Valley Medical Center, 20-CA-191739, et al. finding that that Queen of the Valley Medical Center (the Employer) violated Section 8(a)(5) of the Act by unlawfully…

Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Date Issued sort ascending
IATSE Local 16 20-CB-252132 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/24/2021
Sunrise Operations, LLC a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of the Pasha Group 20-CA-219534 Board Decision 07/12/2021
Hawaii Nurses' Association OPEIU Local 50 (Bio-Medical Applications of California, Inc. and Liberty 20-CB-258306 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 07/02/2021
CW Building Maintenance 20-CA-272158 Board Decision 07/01/2021
Hawaii Nurses' Association OPEIU Local 50 (Bio-Medical Applications of California, Inc. and Liberty 20-CB-258306 Administrative Law Judges Decision 05/21/2021
Cervera Automotive Group, LLC d/b/a Veracom Ford 20-CA-264315 Board Decision 05/04/2021
Granada Wellness & Rehabilitation Center, LLC 20-RC-268518 Board Decision 04/26/2021
Thryv, Inc. 20-CA-250250 Administrative Law Judges Decision 04/23/2021
Service Employees International Union, United Service Workers West, Security Division (Professional 20-CB-271148 Board Decision 04/15/2021
Hitachi Rail Honolulu JV 20-RC-269153 Board Decision 04/08/2021