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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.

Telephone: (415) 356-5130

Office: 450 Golden Gate Ave 3rd flr, Suite 3112, San Francisco, CA

INFORMATION OFFICER AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH: If you have questions, or wish to file a charge or petition for election, 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.

Regional Director
Jill H Coffman

Regional Attorney
Kathleen C Schneider

Assistant to the Regional Director
Daniel J Owens

Honolulu Officer In Charge

Honolulu Office Manager
Katie Takaesu

Administrative Officer
Nelida D Mitchell

Regional News

San Francisco—On December 3rd, Region 20-San Francisco Regional Director Jill Coffman issued a consolidated complaint against Whole Foods Market, Inc. The consolidated complaint covers violations arising in 10 different states (Massachusetts,…

On Monday, September 27th, Administrative Law Judge Mara-Louise Anzalone issued a decision finding that Tracy Toyota in Tracy, CA violated the National Labor Relations Act by failing to reinstate two striking employees at…

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
Starbucks Corporation 20-CA-298631 Administrative Law Judges Decision 10/27/2023
Aleph Maintenance Inc. and its alter ego Janitorial Holdings LLC 20-CA-314072 Board Decision 09/28/2023
The Dutra Group 20-RC-322752 Board Decision 09/26/2023
Snowflake, Inc. 20-CA-274626 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/15/2023
Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc. 20-RC-315897 Board Decision 09/07/2023
Charter Communications Operating, LLC 20-RD-322396 Board Decision 09/01/2023
SJT Holdings d/b/a/ McDonald's 20-CA-310742 Board Decision 08/15/2023
Starbucks Corporation 20-CA-296184 Administrative Law Judges Decision 08/08/2023
Starbucks Corporation 20-CA-298282 Amended Administrative Law Judges Decision 07/31/2023
McDonald’s Corporation, et al. 20-CA-277353 Board Decision 04/26/2023