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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
RITE AID OF NEW YORK, INC. AND RITE AID OF NEW JERSEY, INC., A SINGLE EMPLOYER 02-CA-160384 Administrative Law Judges Decision 11/30/2016
BROOKS BROTHERS, A DIVISION OF RETAIL BRAND ALLIANCE, INC. 02-CA-063650 Administrative Law Judges Decision 11/30/2016
East Village Grand Sichuan Inc. d/b/a Grand Sichuan Restaurant 02-CA-143468 Board Decision 11/30/2016
Michael Cetta, Inc. d/b/a Sparks Restaurant 02-CA-142626 Administrative Law Judges Decision 11/18/2016
McDonald's USA, LLC, a joint employer, et al. 02-CA-093893 Board Decision 11/10/2016
Village Red Restaurant Corp. d/b/a Waverly Restaurant 02-CA-162509 Amended Administrative Law Judges Decision 10/31/2016
CABLEVISION SYSTEMS NEW YORK CITY CORPORATION 02-CA-138301 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/23/2016
Twin America, LLC, and JAD Transportation, Inc. 02-RC-159028 Board Decision 09/22/2016
Peacock Productions of NBC Universal Media, LLC 02-RC-092111 Board Decision 08/26/2016


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