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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 Namesort ascending Case Number Case Activity Issuance Date
Your Host, Inc. 03-CA-017744 Board Decision 12/12/2000
Yellow Freight System, Inc. 03-CA-008827 Board Decision 01/08/1980
Yawman and Erbe Manufacturing Co. 03-R-001072 Board Decision 02/08/1946
Yawman & Erbe Manufacturing Co. 03-CA-000171 Board Decision 04/27/1950
Wright Hibbard Industrial Electric Truck Co., Inc. 03-C-000784 Board Decision 04/29/1946
Worthington Corp. 03-UC-000001 Board Decision 10/13/1965
Workshop, Inc. 03-RC-006900 Board Decision 11/04/1977
Workshop Incorporated 03-UC-000137 Board Decision 12/14/1979
Wolf Street Supermarkets, Inc. d/b/a Jim's Big M; and Big M Supermarkets, Inc. 03-CA-010203 Board Decision 09/30/1982
Wolf Street Supermarkets, Inc. d/b/a Jim's Big M; and Big M Supermarkets, Inc. 03-CA-010203 Board Decision 04/26/1983

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