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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

Sprain Brook Manor Rehab LLC (Sprain Brook) has taken action to reinstate two discharged employees and to rescind subcontracts, following a federal court injunction order. Judge Richard J. Sullivan, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, issued a temporary injunction on March 9th in Fernbach v. Sprain Brook Manor Rehab, LLC.

Speakers:  Karen Fernbach, RD, R-2, David Leach , RD, R-22 & James Paulsen, RD, R-29, NLRB

Date:  Thursday, March 26, 2015

Time: 9:30 am to 12:00 Noon—Presentations begin at  9:45 am

Location : Offices of 32BJ SEIU,  25 West 18th Street, New York, NY

We encourage you to attend and network with your colleagues.


Richard F. Griffin, Jr., General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, announced the appointment of Nicholas H. Lewis as the Assistant to the Regional Director of the NLRB’s Regional Office in for Region 2, New York, NY.

In his new position, Mr. Lewis will assist Regional Director Karen Fernbach in the administration and enforcement of the National Labor Relations Act in Manhattan, the Bronx and several counties North of New York City. Mr. Lewis succeeds Elbert Tellem, who recently retired.

Richard F. Griffin, Jr., General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, announced the appointment of Leah Z. Jaffe as Regional Attorney for Region 2, New York, NY.

Twelve employees at the Biondi Elementary School in the Bronx, NY and at the Biondi Middle and High School in Yonkers, NY, who were laid off during bargaining for an initial collective-bargaining agreement, have received backpay and immediate offers of reinstatement as part of a settlement agreement reached on April 14, 2014.  


Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Mexican Radio Corp. 02-CA-168989 Administrative Law Judges Decision 04/26/2017
Manhattan College 02-RC-023543 Board Decision 04/20/2017
Local 340, New York New Jersey Regional Joint Board 02-CB-069460 Board Decision 04/13/2017
KNOLLWOOD COUNTRY CLUB 02-CA-150410 Board Decision 03/08/2017
NBC UNIVERSAL, INC. 02-CA-115732 Board Decision 03/07/2017
DeNovo Legal LLC d/b/a Epiq Document Review Solutions 02-CA-182019 Board Decision 02/13/2017
BROOKS BROTHERS, A DIVISION OF RETAIL BRAND ALLIANCE, INC. 02-CA-063650 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 01/17/2017
Teachers College, Columbia University 02-CA-164870 Administrative Law Judges Decision 12/30/2016
Logan Bus Company 02-RC-163227 Board Decision 12/23/2016


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