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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
Building Contractors Association 02-RC-154031 Board Decision 08/16/2016
TIME INC. 02-CA-134835 Administrative Law Judges Decision 08/09/2016
98 Crystal Palace Restaurant Inc. d/b/a Grand Harmony Restaurant 02-CA-160359 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 06/30/2016
TIME WARNER CABLE NEW YORK CITY, LLC 02-CA-126860 Administrative Law Judges Decision 06/14/2016
KNOLLWOOD COUNTRY CLUB 02-CA-150410 Administrative Law Judges Decision 06/09/2016
Dalton Schools, Inc. d/b/a The Dalton School 02-CA-138611 Board Decision 06/01/2016
McDonald's USA, LLC, a joint employer, et al. 02-CA-093893 Amended Board Decision 05/26/2016
98 Crystal Palace Restaurant Inc. d/b/a Grand Harmony Restaurant 02-CA-160359 Administrative Law Judges Decision 05/13/2016
L.F.N. Restaurant, Inc. D/B/A Nanni Restaurant 02-CA-152777 Board Decision 04/19/2016


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