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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

On Tuesday, June 24, 2014, Regional Director Martha Kinard will serve as a panelist at the Tarrant County Labor & Employment Law Section Luncheon in Fort Worth, Texas.  Kinard will address hot topics, including social media cases and she will provide an update on other recent developments at the NLRB.

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On Saturday, June 21, 2014, Attorney Art Laurel will be providing information to the public about the NLRB at the Dallas Police Department-Chief on the Beat Health and Safety Fair.  The event will be held at the Samuell Grand Recreation Center in Dallas, Texas.

On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, Regional Director Martha Kinard will make a presentation in Dallas, Texas addressing recent developments at the NLRB.  Kinard’s presentation will also include a discussion of protected concerted activity, NLRB social media cases and the NLRA in the non-union workplace.

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Three employees of LB&B Associates, Inc., Dae Sung LLC, and FTSS Joint Venture (the Employer), who provide flight simulator services at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth, TX, will receive nearly $105,000 in backpay pursuant to a NLRB settlement.    

On April 7, 2014, Valero Services, Inc. agreed to rescind its nationwide social media policy and to post and mail a NLRB remedial notice to its employees throughout the country in response to a complaint filed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).  Valero Services provides employee leasing services to refineries and plants located throughout the United States, including a refinery located in Port Arthur, Texas.


Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort descending
Phillips Petroleum Co. 16-R-000719 Board Decision 12/24/1943
Phillips Petroleum Co. 16-R-000732 Board Decision 12/28/1943
South Texas Cotton Oil Co. 16-R-000703 Board Decision 01/08/1944
Todd-Galveston Dry Docks, Inc. 16-R-000774 Board Decision 01/15/1944
Trinity Valley Iron & Steel Co. 16-R-000770 Board Decision 01/15/1944
The Texas Co. 16-R-000763 Board Decision 01/20/1944
Dierks Lumber and Coal Co. 16-R-000804 Board Decision 02/07/1944
Emsco Derrick & Equipment Co. 16-R-000782 Board Decision 02/16/1944
Phillips Petroleum Co. 16-R-000791 Board Decision 02/19/1944
Union Producing Co. 16-R-000723 Board Decision 02/22/1944


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