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Contacting Region 16 Staff during Phone System Transition

Region 16 is currently undergoing a transition of our phone system. If you are having difficulty reaching an individual board agent, please try the Region’s main line at
(817) 978-2921, the Houston Resident Office at (281) 228-5600, or the San Antonio Resident Office at (210) 472-6140.

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.

 
SEEKING VOLUNTARY FIELD EXAMINER INTERNS
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

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.

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. 

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Regional Case Developments

Case Namesort descending Case Number Case Activity Issuance Date
"M" System, Inc. 16-RC-001773 Board Decision 12/07/1956
"M" System, Inc. 16-RC-001773 Board Decision 05/14/1956
"M" System, Inc. 16-CA-001224 Board Decision 11/02/1960
"M" System, Inc. 16-CA-000906 Board Decision 07/05/1957
"M" System, Inc. 16-CA-001165 Board Decision 05/26/1959
4-R Foundries 16-CA-001409 Board Decision
A W Cullum & Co., Inc. 16-CA-003551 Board Decision 04/19/1970
A&L Industrial Services, Inc. 16-CA-025391 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/04/2007
A. Brandt Co., Inc. 16-RC-005850 Board Decision 09/29/1972
A. Brandt Co., Inc. 16-CA-005011 Board Decision 06/29/1973

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