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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 13 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 parts of Illinois and Indiana from our office in downtown Chicago. 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.

Check out the NLRB Region 13 Facebook page for the latest information on complaints, as well as ALJ and Regional Director decisions, from cases in the Chicago Regional Office.

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.  

Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Rochester Metal Products 13-R-002086 Board Decision 12/18/1943
General Motors Corp. 13-R-001953 Board Decision 12/14/1943
Ross Gear and Tool Co. 13-R-002094 Board Decision 12/13/1943
Deere and Co. 13-R-002032 Board Decision 12/08/1943
Oliver Farm Equipment Co. 13-R-001874 Board Decision 12/04/1943
American Steel Foundries 13-R-001994 Board Decision 12/04/1943
The Edward Valve & Manufacturing Co., Inc. 13-R-002081 Board Decision 12/03/1943
Fred A. Snow Co. 13-C-001971 Board Decision 11/30/1943
John Deere Plow Co. of Moline 13-R-002114 Board Decision 11/30/1943
Greenlee Bros. & Co. 13-R-001957 Board Decision 11/30/1943


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