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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 15 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 Louisiana, Arkansas and Alabama, as well as southern Mississippi, western Tennessee, western Florida, and four counties in Missouri from our office in New Orleans. 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

A National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge has found that a Louisiana salt mining operation committed numerous unfair labor practices in dealing with its union employees, including making unlawful threats of termination, persistently refusing to bargain in good faith, and unlawfully implementing new working conditions without bargaining.

A federal judge this week ordered Ozburn-Hessey Logistics, LLC, (OHL) to reinstate three warehouse workers who were fired during a union organizing campaign, and to stop other behavior that interfered with their employees’ rights, pending the final resolution of a case before the National Labor Relations Board.

Judge Samuel H. Mays, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee issued the temporary injunction on April 5 at the request of the NLRB, stating that “it is necessary to return the parties to the status quo to protect the NLRB’s remedial powers.” 


Regional Case Developments

Case Namesort ascending Case Number Case Activity Issuance Date
WWEZ Radio, Inc. 15-RC-000389 Board Decision 11/06/1950
Wright & Lopez, Inc. 26-CA-002199 Board Decision 06/24/1966
Wrape Forest Industries, Inc. 26-CA-006952 Board Decision 02/21/1978
Woodworkers (Weyerhaeuser Co.) 26-CB-002651 Board Decision 08/15/1991
Woodruff Electric Cooperative Corp. 26-CA-003016 Board Decision 02/18/1969
Woodline, Inc. 26-CA-006226 Board Decision 08/30/1977
Woodline, Inc. 26-CA-006477 Board Decision 10/21/1977
Woodline Motor Freight, Inc. 26-CA-008570 Board Decision 03/24/1986
Woodline Motor Freight 26-CA-008570 Board Decision 09/30/1991
Wood Manufacturing Co. 15-CA-000209 Board Decision 07/27/1951


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