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Welcome to Region 3 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 most of New York state from our offices in Buffalo and Albany.

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.

News From the Region

Washington, D.C. – National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Acting Chairman Philip A. Miscimarra and General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. have named Paul Murphy the new Regional Director for the Agency’s Region 3 Office in Buffalo, New York.  The Region 3 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 most of New York State and Vermont.

Washington, D.C. -- National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. has named Linda Leslie the Regional Attorney for the Agency’s Region 3 Office in Buffalo. In this position, Ms. Leslie will assist the Regional Director in the enforcement and administration of the National Labor Relations Act in most of New York State, including Buffalo and Albany.

Buffalo, NY- Administrative Law Judge Mark Carissimi issued a decision ordering Wingate Healthcare, Inc. (Wingate) to recognize and bargain with 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East (Union) following an unsuccessful organizing campaign at their Fishkill, New York skilled nursing facility.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

Niagara Center Building, 130 S. Elmwood Avenue., Room 423

Please join Regional Director, Rhonda P. Ley and Assistant to the Regional Director Paul J. Murphy at the NLRB Buffalo office.

Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Leo W. O'Brien Federal Building, 11A Clinton Avenue, Room 824

Please join Resident Officer Barney Horowitz and Filed Examiner David Turner at the NLRB Albany office.

Presented by: Cornell University ILR School, NLRB Region 3 and NYSBA

Friday, May 8, 2015

CLE Provided including CLE ethics credits

Speakers include:

Richard Griffin, NLRB General Counsel

Mark Gaston Pearce, NLRB Chairman

Board Members Phillip A. Miscimarra, Esq. and Kent Y. Hirozawa, Esq.

Will discuss views from the General Counsel, the new election rules and developments at the Board.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
LABORERS’ INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NORTH AMERICA, LOCAL UNION NO. 91 (COUNCIL OF UTILITY CONTRACTORS, 03-CB-163940 Board Decision 02/07/2017
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS AND AEROSPACE WORKERS, DISTRICT 65, LOCAL 330 (INGERSOLL-RA 03-CB-168560 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 01/31/2017
Williamsville Suburban, LLC 03-CA-167978 Board Decision 01/11/2017
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS AND AEROSPACE WORKERS, DISTRICT 65, LOCAL 330 (INGERSOLL-RA 03-CB-168560 Administrative Law Judges Decision 12/19/2016
Draper Trucking, LLC 03-RD-177325 Board Decision 11/21/2016
Novelis Corporation 03-CA-121293 Opposition to Motion - Court 11/15/2016
Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca, Inc. 03-CA-156375 Administrative Law Judges Decision 10/28/2016
BROOKDALE SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITIES, INC. D/B/A STERLING HOUSE OF NIAGARA 03-CA-173607 Board Decision 10/17/2016
Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO 03-CB-154807 Board Decision 10/17/2016
LABORERS’ INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NORTH AMERICA, LOCAL UNION NO. 91 (COUNCIL OF UTILITY CONTRACTORS, 03-CB-163940 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/07/2016

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