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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 16 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 the state of Texas from our main office in Fort Worth and resident offices in Houston and San Antonio. 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

Former Regional Attorney Jerome Avedon passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.

As a native of New York, Mr. Avedon received his B.A. from Brooklyn College in 1952 and his law degree from St. John’s University in 1954. He also served as an Army Corporal at Fort Bliss from 1954-1956.

The Fort Worth Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that James Skinner Baking Company (Employer) agreed to a settlement that includes reinstatement of six employees and payment of back pay totaling more than $112,000.

Please join Region 16 to learn about important changes to NLRB representation case procedures on two dates, April 6 and 8, 2015. 

The Region 16 staff will present important information about the implementation of the new procedures at these information sessions. The first session will be conducted on April 6. The presentation will be in person at the Fort Worth Regional Office and by video at the Resident Offices. The information will be repeated on April 8. Two sessions will be conducted to offer participants a choice of dates.

Date:                    April 6, 2015

The Fort Worth Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today announced that Baylor Health Care System, Scott & White Healthcare agreed to rescind various policies, including its social media policies, which the NLRB considered overly broad, and post and email an NLRB Notice to all of its 35,000 employees throughout Texas in response to a complaint filed by the NLRB, Region 16 Office in Fort Worth. Baylor Health Care System, Scott & White Healthcare provides medical services throughout the state of Texas.

Triumph Aerostructures, LLC will reinstate five discharged employees to their previous positions at their Grand Prairie, TX facility. In addition, Triumph will pay seven employees $204,665 as compensation for back pay and losses in retirement contributions and other pay and benefits pursuant to charges before the National Labor Relations Board. 


Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Numbersort descending Case Activity Issuance Date
Western Commercial Transport, Inc. 16-AC-000050 Board Decision 03/24/1988
North American Aviation, Inc. 16-C-000935 Board Decision 05/26/1944
Wyatt Metal and Boiler Works 16-C-000962 Board Decision 03/20/1944
Houston Shipbuilding Corp. 16-C-000968 Board Decision 06/27/1944
Lion Brand Manufacturing Co. 16-C-000976 Board Decision 03/29/1944
Sledge Manufacturing Co. 16-C-000983 Board Decision 10/23/1944
Texas Textile Mills 16-C-000986 Board Decision 09/19/1944
Republic Aircraft Manufacturing Co. 16-C-001003 Board Decision 06/05/1944
Big Lake Oil Co. 16-C-001007 Board Decision 03/20/1944
Brown Shipbuilding Co. 16-C-001015 Board Decision 03/21/1946


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