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Regional Director

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

The Times Union of Albany has agreed to offer reinstatement to three employees and to pay more than $800,000 in backpay and interest to a total of 11 employees who were laid off by the newspaper in the fall of 2009 in order to settle a case taken up by the National Labor Relations Board.

In the first ruling of its kind, a National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge has found that a Buffalo nonprofit organization unlawfully discharged five employees after they posted comments on Facebook concerning working conditions, including work load and staffing issues.  

An administrative law judge has found that supervisors at a Woodbridge, New York egg processing plant violated federal labor laws by interfering with a rerun NLRB-conducted election, and ordered that a third election be held. Charges were filed by the United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 342.


Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Numbersort descending Case Activity Issuance Date
Rathbun Molding Corp. 03-C-000918 Board Decision 03/31/1948
Harvey Chalmers & Son, Inc. 03-C-000928 Board Decision 12/10/1947
Revere Copper and Brass Inc. 03-C-000934 Board Decision 12/23/1948
Wilson Athletic Goods Mfg. Co., Inc. 03-C-000939 Board Decision 04/30/1947
National Grinding Wheel Co, Inc. 03-C-000943 Board Decision 01/21/1948
Rome Specialty Co., Inc. 03-CA-000005 Board Decision 06/09/1949
E. C. Brown Co. 03-CA-000017 Board Decision 01/14/1949
Norwich Knitting Co. 03-CA-000026 Board Decision 08/31/1949
Julius Resnick, Inc. 03-CA-000032 Board Decision 09/12/1949
Allied Mills, Inc. 03-CA-000078 Board Decision 04/06/1949


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