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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 Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Professional Janitorial Service of Houston, Inc. 16-CA-112850 Board Decision 11/24/2015
Delek Refining, LTD 16-CA-158842 Board Decision 11/13/2015
Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department 16-CA-107721 Administrative Law Judges Decision 10/22/2015
Katch Kan USA, LLC 16-CA-134743 Board Decision 08/04/2015
CON-WAY 16-RC-133896 Board Decision 07/08/2015
Leon James, DDS, d/b/a Serenity Dental Spa, P.A. 16-CA-123727 Amended Board Decision 06/12/2015
DELEK REFINING, LTD 16-RC-149865 Board Decision 06/12/2015
Torque It Up, LLC and North American Tubular, LLC Joint Employers 16-CA-140455 Administrative Law Judges Decision 06/10/2015
Corpus Christi Medical Center 16-CA-105302 Board Decision 05/27/2015
ADT, LLC 16-RM-123509 Board Decision 04/22/2015


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