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Renée D. McKinney Named Regional Attorney in Region 6-Pittsburgh

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Today, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer A. Abruzzo announced the appointment of Renée D. McKinney as the Regional Attorney of the NLRB Region 6-Pittsburgh. In her new position, Ms. McKinney will assist Regional Director Nancy Wilson in the administration and enforcement of the National Labor Relations Act in parts of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Ms. McKinney, a Detroit, Michigan native, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Master of Library and Information Studies degree with a concentration in Archives and Records Management from the University of Michigan. She earned a Juris Doctor degree with a certificate in Labor and Employment Law from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law. Ms. McKinney began her career at the Board as an Honors Attorney in Headquarters in 2008. She subsequently worked as an attorney in the Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation Branch , Region 13 in Chicago, and Region 7 in Detroit. In 2021, Ms. McKinney was selected for a Supervisory Attorney position in Region 6 in Pittsburgh.

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 6 serves areas in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia from its Regional Office in Pittsburgh.