Olga Torres Named Regional Attorney of Region 2-Manhattan
Today, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo announced the appointment of Olga Torres as the Regional Attorney of the NLRB Region 2-Manhattan. In her new position, Ms. Torres will assist Regional Director John Walsh in the administration and enforcement of the National Labor Relations Act in parts of New York.
A native of Guayaquil, Ecuador, Ms. Torres graduated in 1991 from Queens College, City University of New York with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and in Political Science. In 1994, she received a Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law. That same year, Ms. Torres began her career with the Agency as a Field Attorney in Region 2. She was promoted to Supervisory Field Attorney in 2015.
Established in 1935, the National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency that protects employees, employers, and unions from unfair labor practices and protects the right of private sector employees to join together, with or without a union, to improve wages, benefits and working conditions. The NLRB conducts hundreds of workplace elections and investigates thousands of unfair labor practice charges each year.