Welcome to Region 21 of the National Labor Relations Board. We conduct elections, investigate charges of unfair labor practices, and protect the rights of workers to act together, service much of Southern California from our regional office in downtown Los Angeles and resident office in San Diego. 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.
Washington, D.C. – National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. announced that William B. Cowen has been named the new Regional Director for the Agency’s Region 21 Office in Los Angeles. In his new position, Mr. Cowen will be responsible for enforcing one of the nation’s primary labor laws covering private sector employees in Southern California.