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Regional Director

Contacting Region 18 Staff during Phone System Transition

Region 18 is currently undergoing a transition of our phone system. If you are having difficulty reaching an individual board agent, please try the Region’s main line at
(612) 348-1757 or the Milwaukee Subregional Office at (414) 297-3861.

Welcome to Region 18 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 states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and parts of Iowa from our regional office in Minneapolis, and subregional office in Milwaukee. 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.

This Regional Office participates in the NLRB’s Volunteer Field Examiners Program for undergraduate and graduate students.  The Volunteer FX interns assist in conducting unfair labor practice investigations, arranging representation elections, conducting elections and performing basic legal research. Volunteer Interns will work directly with agents and report to a supervisor who will guide them in handling case work and investigations. Interns may be briefed by senior officials from throughout the Region and Agency about the NLRB and the NLRA. Interns will be asked to produce written work products summarizing the results of investigations along with recommendations.  The Agency will work closely with participating schools to ensure class credit where permitted or desired and will provide on-the-job training as well as training on the NLRB through live and video presentations of the Agency’s Summer Intern Program and regularly scheduled Board Agent training.  Please click on the following link: Student Positions - Pathways and volunteer for more information.  

Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Numbersort descending Case Activity Issuance Date
Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co. 30-RC-001470 Board Decision 08/09/1971
Janesville Auto Transport Co. 30-RC-001517 Board Decision 10/22/1971
Beco Industries, Inc. 30-RC-001532 Board Decision 06/29/1972
Consolidated Freightways Corp. of Delaware 30-RC-001551 Board Decision 04/27/1972
Magic Mountain, Inc. 30-RC-001559 Board Decision 05/14/1959
L.. M. Berry and Co. 30-RC-001607 Board Decision 07/14/1972
Angeli's Super Valu 30-RC-001627 Board Decision 05/24/1972
The Wickes Corp. 30-RC-001669 Board Decision 02/05/1973
Gordon B. Irvine 30-RC-001686 Board Decision 07/22/1959
Georgia-Pacific Corp. 30-RC-001703 Board Decision 09/22/1972


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