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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 8 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 Northern Ohio from our office in Cleveland. If you have questions or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please visit our office in the Anthony J. Celebreeze Federal Building, or call and ask for the Information Officer on duty. We can arrange for someone to speak with you in the language of your choice. We are also happy to provide speakers and other 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

A federal judge has ordered the operator of an Ohio nursing home to offer reinstatement to about 20 union employees who were not retained when the facility’s management changed hands, and to recognize and bargain with the union that had represented employees at the home before the change.

U.S. District Judge James S. Gwin granted the NLRB’s petition for a temporary injunction after agreeing with the agency that there was reasonable cause to believe the operator – JAG Healthcare, Inc. - refused to hire former employees in an attempt to avoid union obligations.


Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 18 (Nerone & Sons Inc) 08-CD-135243 Amended Board Decision 01/25/2017
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company 08-CA-087155 Opposition to Motion - Court 12/16/2016
National Oilwell Varco L.P. 08-RC-174497 Board Decision 11/17/2016
Laborers' International Union of North America, Local 860, AFL-CIO (Ballast Construction Incorporate 08-CD-103113 Board Decision 09/23/2016
Midwest Terminals of Toledo International, Inc. 08-CA-152192 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/19/2016
Northeast Ohio Preparatory School; University of Cleveland Preparatory School; and ICAN Schools, Joi 08-CA-162121 Board Decision 09/13/2016
Clerac, LLC d/b/a/ National Car Rental and Alamo Rent-a-Car 08-RD-160148 Board Decision 09/07/2016
Laborers' Local 860 (Headlands Contracting & Tunneling) 08-CD-087934 Board Decision 08/24/2016
Midwest Terminals of Toledo International, Inc. 08-CA-135971 Board Decision 08/10/2016
DHSC, LLC d/b/a Affinity Medical Center, Community Health Systems, Inc., and/or Community Health Sys 08-CA-117890 Board Decision 08/10/2016


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