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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 10 of the National Labor Relations Board. We conduct elections, investigate charges of unfair labor practices, and protect the rights of workers to act together, serving a large area of the southeastern United States from our main office in Atlanta, subregional office in Winston-Salem, NC, and resident offices in Birmingham, AL, and Nashville, TN. 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.

SEEKING VOLUNTARY FIELD EXAMINER INTERNS
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.  

News From the Region

Maintenance and production employees at two RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. facilities in North Carolina voted against union representation this week in an NLRB-supervised secret ballot election. 

The tally of ballots early Friday found 686 votes against and 556 in favor of union representation. The election was sought jointly by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union. A total of 1324 workers were eligible to vote.

Employees at the Swedwood plant in Danville, Virginia voted in favor of representation by the International Association of Machinists in an NLRB-supervised election Wednesday.

Results, released by the NLRB at 5:30 p.m., were 221 votes in favor of the union and 69 opposed, with one challenged ballot and one void ballot. There were a total of 318 eligible workers at the plant, which assembles products for IKEA.

The election was conducted at the Swedwood plant by staff of NLRB Region 11 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort descending
Sewell Hats, Inc. 10-C-001363 Board Decision 01/05/1944
Embry-Riddle Co. 10-R-001046 Board Decision 01/06/1944
Industrial Cotton Mills Co., Inc. 10-R-001044 Board Decision 01/06/1944
Real Silk Hosiery Mills, Inc. 10-R-001051 Board Decision 01/07/1944
Embry-Riddle Co. 10-R-001033 Board Decision 01/07/1944
Dixie Manufacturing Co., Inc. 10-R-001072 Board Decision 01/07/1944
Seybold Baking Co. 10-R-001059 Board Decision 01/17/1944
Charles H. Bacon Co. 10-R-001060 Board Decision 01/20/1944
Southern Industries Co. 10-R-001054 Board Decision 01/27/1944
Bell Aircraft Corp. 10-R-000931 Board Decision 02/05/1944

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