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Region 21

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Region 21 - Los Angeles

Welcome to Region 21 of the National Labor Relations Board. We conduct elections, investigate charges of unfair labor practices, and protect the rights of workers to act together, service much of Southern California from our regional office in downtown Los Angeles and resident office in San Diego. 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 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.

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.  
William B. Cowen

Regional Director
William B. Cowen

Assistant Regional Director
Nathan M. Seidman

Regional Attorney
William Pate

San Diego Resident Officer

Office Manager
Mara Estudillo


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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Date Issued sort ascending
RALPHS GROCERY COMPANY, THE KROGER CO. 21-CA-073942 Board Decision 01/18/2022
Los Angeles Daily News Publishing Company, a Delaware Corporation d/b/a Los Angeles Daily News; Long 21-RC-273230 Board Decision 12/22/2021
Paragon Systems, Inc. 21-CA-267599 Amended Administrative Law Judges Decision 12/15/2021
Centerline Logistics Corporation, Leo Marine Services, Inc. and Olympic Tug and Barge, a single empl 21-RC-274874 Board Decision 10/21/2021
Mason-Dixon Intermodal d/b/a Universal Intermodal Services 21-CA-252500 Amended Administrative Law Judges Decision 10/19/2021
Marketplace APM/MPR 21-RC-270627 Board Decision 09/13/2021
Savage Services Corporation 21-RD-264617 Board Decision 08/19/2021
Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. 21-CA-207463 Board Decision 07/16/2021
Active Capital Company, B.V.; Laundry Los Angeles, Inc.; and Mobile Spanish Staffing Customer Servic 21-CA-256739 Board Decision 07/07/2021
Emerald Los Angeles, LLC 21-CA-233024 Administrative Law Judges Decision 06/22/2021