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Kimberly E. Andrews Named Regional Director of Region 4-Philadelphia

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Today, the NLRB General Counsel announces the appointment of Kimberly E. Andrews as the Regional Director for the Agency’s Region 4 office. With a Regional Office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Region 4 is responsible for conducting elections, investigating unfair labor practice charges, and protecting the right of workers to act collectively to improve their wages and working conditions throughout parts of Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

“Kimberly has proven to be a dedicated public servant with a strong commitment to the National Labor Relations Act and the Agency,” said General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo. “I am confident she will bring that commitment to fully effectuate the Act in her new role as the Regional Director of Region 4.”

Kimberly is a Philadelphia native who began her career with the NLRB as a cooperative education student in Region 4 in 2009. She converted to the field examiner position in 2010 and began to work in the Region 5 office in Baltimore. While there, she spent several years serving as Vice President of Local 5 of the National Labor Relations Board Union. In January 2017, she was named Assistant Regional Director of Region 5. Before joining the NLRB, Kimberly was a community organizer for the AFL-CIO. Kimberly graduated magna cum laude from Temple University in 2010 and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2020.

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. Region 4 serves areas in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware from its Regional Office in Philadelphia.