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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 29 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 the boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties from our office in Brooklyn. If you have questions or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please visit our office 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.

News From the Region

Washington, D.C. – National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. have named Kathy Drew King the new Regional Director for the Agency’s Region 29 Office in Brooklyn, NY.  The Region 29 Office 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 the boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island as well as Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Speakers:  Karen Fernbach, RD, R-2, David Leach , RD, R-22 & James Paulsen, RD, R-29, NLRB

Date:  Thursday, March 26, 2015

Time: 9:30 am to 12:00 Noon—Presentations begin at  9:45 am

Location : Offices of 32BJ SEIU,  25 West 18th Street, New York, NY

We encourage you to attend and network with your colleagues.

 

Board Member Sharon Block and Regional Directors Karen Fernbach (Region 1-Manhattan) and James Paulsen (Region 29-Brooklyn) shared insights into recent Board decisions and the impact of the Noel Canning decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, in a panel discussion at a recent Cornell University labor and employment law program.

The NLRB Office of General Counsel has found that a strike by union bus operators against a group of New York school bus companies does not violate the National Labor Relations Act because the union has a primary labor dispute with the employers.

A kosher food product wholesaler in New York has agreed to settle a long-running NLRB case by paying $186,000 to former employees who lost their jobs in the midst of a union organizing campaign.

The settlement culminates a lengthy effort by the NLRB to enforce an order that Flaum Appetizing Corp. provide backpay to 17 former employees who were unlawfully discharged following a two-day strike. Flaum contended it did not have to pay because the employees were undocumented immigrants.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
RPT Communications LLC; SK Cabling Systems, LLC; TEKsystems , Inc.; and Richardson Telecommunication 29-CA-182088 Board Decision 03/15/2017
PrimeFlight Aviation Services, Inc. 29-CA-177992 Administrative Law Judges Decision 03/09/2017
Emlo Corporation, Inc. 29-CA-135944 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 02/17/2017
Stein Industries Inc. 29-CA-134711 Board Decision 02/10/2017
Dawn Trucking Inc. 29-CA-171337 Administrative Law Judges Decision 02/08/2017
Transcendence Transit II, Inc. 29-CA-182049 Board Decision 01/24/2017
Sutphin Car Wash 29-CA-169069 Amended Administrative Law Judges Decision 01/09/2017
Emlo Corporation, Inc. 29-CA-135944 Administrative Law Judges Decision 01/04/2017
New York Methodist Hospital/MSO of Kings County, LLC 29-RC-172398 Board Decision 12/22/2016
New York Methodist Hospital/MSO of Kings County, LLC 29-RC-172410 Board Decision 12/21/2016

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