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Regional Director

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 ascending Case Activity Issuance Date
Associated Constructors 30-RC-005522 Board Decision 12/12/2000
Ore-Ida Foods 30-RC-005484 Board Decision 03/31/1994
J&L Plate 30-RC-005377 Board Decision 02/11/1993
Meriter Hospital 30-RC-005279 Board Decision 02/28/1992
A & J Cartage 30-RC-005270 Board Decision 10/23/1992
Advance Products Corp. 30-RC-005087 Board Decision 08/27/1991
Rawson Contractors 30-RC-005034 Board Decision 04/30/1991
Meridian Industries 30-RC-005009 Board Decision 04/09/1991
Copps Food Center, Inc. (Central Bakery) 30-RC-004863 Board Decision 08/31/1989
Copps Food Center 30-RC-004852 Board Decision 01/28/1991


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