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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 2 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 boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx and Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester counties from our office in Manhattan. 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

Board Member Sharon Block and Regional Directors Karen Fernbach (Region 1-Manhattan) and James Paulsen (Region 29-Brooklyn) shared insights into recent Board decisions and the impact of the Noel Canning decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, in a panel discussion at a recent Cornell University labor and employment law program.

The National Labor Relations Board has granted review in two cases that ask whether graduate student assistants seeking to be represented by a union are employees covered by the National Labor Relations Act. 

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon announced the appointment of career attorney David E. Leach as Regional Attorney of the NLRB’s Regional Office in New York, NY (Region 2). In his new position, Mr. Leach will assist Regional Director Karen P. Fernbach in the processing of representation and unfair labor practice cases filed under the National Labor Relations Act in Manhattan, The Bronx, and several counties north of New York City.

Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
H2o Utility Contractors/H2o Underground 02-RC-116739 Board Decision 04/16/2014
MICROPOWER USA CORP. 02-RC-108839 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 04/14/2014
NBC UNIVERSAL, INC. 02-CA-115732 Board Decision 04/07/2014
CULINARY ACADEMY OF NEW YORK, INC., D/B/A STAR CAREER ACADEMY 02-RC-116075 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 03/06/2014
EAST VILLAGE GRAND SICHUAN, INC d/b/a GRAND SICHUAN 02-CA-086946 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 02/27/2014
NEBRASKALAND, INC. 02-CA-084052 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 02/10/2014
SPRAIN BROOK MANOR NURSING HOME, LLC AND SPRAIN BROOK MANOR REHAB, LLC AS AN ALTER EGO, SINGLE EMPLO 02-CA-089480 Board Decision 02/06/2014
Daniels Sharpsmart, Inc. 02-RC-118836 Board Decision 01/15/2014
Universal Protection Service 02-RC-110498 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 01/07/2014
New York University 02-RC-023481 Board Decision 12/05/2013

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