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.
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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.
Regional Case Developments
|Case Name||Case Number||Case Activity||Issuance Date|
|Earl McMillian Co.||16-RC-000221||Board Decision||02/14/1919|
|Big Lake Oil Co.||16-R-000692||Board Decision||10/05/1943|
|Lone Star Defense Corp.||16-R-000700||Board Decision||10/18/1943|
|Double Duty Manufacturing Co.||16-R-000697||Board Decision||10/27/1943|
|Houston Blow Pipe and Sheet Metal Works||16-R-000660||Board Decision||10/28/1943|
|The Texas Pipe Line Co.||16-R-000691||Board Decision||11/05/1943|
|Potash Co. of America||16-R-000693||Board Decision||11/06/1943|
|Armour & Co.||16-R-000734||Board Decision||11/09/1943|
|Hughes Tool Co.||16-R-000670||Board Decision||11/11/1943|
|Southern Prison Co.||16-R-000742||Board Decision||11/13/1943|