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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 9 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 Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia from our office in Cincinnati. 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.

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.  

News From the Region

The Regional Director for Region 9, on behalf of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), has signed a court-mediated settlement agreement among the NLRB, VIUSA, Inc. (formerly Voith Industrial Services, Inc.) (the Employer), and Teamsters Local 89 (the Union). Under the Agreement, the Employer has agreed to pay $21.6 million.

Effective Tuesday, October 11, 2016, the office hours for NLRB Region 9 will be  8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday

Richard F. Griffin, Jr., General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board announced the appointment of career attorney Eric V. Oliver as Regional Attorney of the Agency’s office in Cincinnati, Ohio (Region 9).  In his new position, he will assist Regional Director Garey Lindsay in the enforcement and administration of the National Labor Relations Act in southern Ohio, eastern Kentucky, southern West Virginia and Clark, Dearborn and Floyd Counties in Indiana.  Mr. Oliver succeeds Mr. Lindsay, who was promoted to his current position as Regional Director last year.


            New NLRB rules for processing Representation petitions are scheduled to go into effect on April 14, 2015. In order to acquaint employers, labor organizations and legal practitioners about the new rules, NLRB Region 9 will be conducting an informational meeting on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the Regional Office in Cincinnati. 

National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. announced the appointment of career attorney Garey E. Lindsay as Regional Director of the Agency’s Regional Office in Cincinnati, Ohio (Region 9). Mr. Lindsay succeeds Gary W. Muffley, who recently retired. In his new position, Mr. Lindsay will be responsible for enforcement of one of the nation’s primary labor laws covering private sector employees in southern Ohio, eastern Kentucky, southern West Virginia and Clark, Dearborn and Floyd Counties in Indiana.


Regional Case Developments

Case Namesort descending Case Number Case Activity Issuance Date
7-UP of Cincinnati 09-CA-038213 Board Decision 05/13/2002
A & C Transport 09-CA-027951 Board Decision 07/19/1993
A & H Truck Line, Inc. 09-CA-009685 Board Decision 11/24/1976
A & M Trucking 09-CA-031200 Board Decision 08/22/1995
A & M Trucking 09-CA-029744 Board Decision 08/31/1994
A & S Asphalt Corp. 09-CA-006348 Board Decision 04/09/1972
A & T Manufacturing Co. 09-CA-015756 Board Decision 06/24/1986
A & T Manufacturing Co. 09-CA-015756 Board Decision 09/30/1985
A & T Manufacturing Company 09-CA-015756 Board Decision 12/16/1982
A-1 Linen Service 09-RC-011474 Board Decision 01/25/1977


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