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Welcome to Region 31 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 parts of California from our office in west Los Angeles. If you have questions or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please visit our office 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

National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon has selected career employee Brian Gee as Regional Attorney of the Agency’s office (Region 31) in Los Angeles, California.  Mr. Gee will assist Regional Director Mori Pam Rubin in the processing of representation and unfair labor practice cases filed under the National Labor Relations Act in portions of Los Angeles county and six other counties in southern California. 

A federal judge has ordered American Reclamation, Inc., a Los Angeles trash hauling and recycling service, to stop violating federal labor laws by threatening employees with dismissal for supporting a union, among other things, and to offer interim reinstatement to three employees who were fired.

National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon announced their selection of Mori Pam Rubin to serve as Regional Director of the Agency’s Region 31 office in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Rubin will be responsible for enforcement of the nation’s primary labor law covering private sector employees inthe jurisdiction of Region 31, which servesportions of Los Angeles and six other counties in Southern California. She will replace Regional Director James McDermott, who retired in December 2011.

A U.S. District Court judge has ordered Jason Lopez’s Planet Earth, a landscaping company based in Nipomo, California, to offer interim reinstatement to two employees who were laid-off after seeking to organize a union, filing complaints, and offering testimony to the National Labor Relations Board.

On November 14, 2011, United District Court Judge R. Gary Klausner issued an order granting a temporary injunction in McDermott v. Jason Lopez's Planet Earth, Civil case No.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Ampersand Publishing, LLC d/b/a Santa Barbara News-Press 31-CA-029253 Board Decision 11/03/2014
Hotel Bel-Air 31-CA-029841 Board Decision 10/31/2014
Pro-Tec Fire Services, LTD. 31-RC-133248 Board Decision 10/22/2014
Hoot Winc, LLC and Ontario Wings, LLC dba Hooters of Ontario Mills, Joint Employers 31-CA-104872 Board Decision 10/22/2014
Ross Stores, Inc. 31-CA-109296 Administrative Law Judges Decision 10/21/2014
MUSE School CA 31-CA-108671 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 10/20/2014
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market 31-CA-077074 Board Decision 10/15/2014
Fox Television Stations, Inc. 31-CA-109881 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 09/22/2014
MUSE School CA 31-CA-108671 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/08/2014
Hospital of Barstow Inc., d/b/a Barstow Community Hospital 31-CA-090049 Board Decision 08/29/2014

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