National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon announced the appointment of Deputy Assistant General Counsel Dorothy D. Wilson as Assistant General Counsel in the Division of Operations-Management of the Office of the General Counsel in Washington.
In her new position, Ms. Wilson will assist the Acting General Counsel in managing the 32 Regional Offices of the NLRB and providing programmatic support for the national enforcement and administration of the National Labor Relations Act. Prior to her promotion, Ms. Wilson served as a Deputy Assistant General Counsel in the Division of Operations-Management working in District 2 which currently covers 7 Regional Offices.
Ms. Wilson began working at the Agency in 1981 as a field attorney in the St. Louis Regional Office. She was promoted to the Supervisory Attorney position in St. Louis in 1991 and the Deputy Regional Attorney position in 1997, also in St. Louis. She transferred to the Nashville office of the Memphis Regional Office in 2000 and was promoted to Regional Attorney in Memphis in 2004. In 2009, she joined the Division of Operations-Management staff when she was promoted to the Deputy Assistant General Counsel position.
Ms. Wilson was awarded her bachelors degree from Auburn University in 1972 and her legal degree from the University of Georgia in 1975. She worked for the State of Georgia before she began her career with the NLRB.
The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency vested with the power to safeguard employee rights to organize and to determine whether to have unions as their bargaining representative. The agency also acts to prevent and remedy unfair labor practices committed by private sector employers and unions.