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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.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
The District Council of New York City and Vicinity of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joine 02-CB-130379 Board Decision 06/04/2015
Dalton Schools, Inc. d/b/a The Dalton School 02-CA-138611 Administrative Law Judges Decision 06/01/2015
LEWIS FOODS OF 42ND STREET, LLC, A McDONALD’S FRANCHISEE, AND McDONALD’S USA, LLC, JOINT EMPLOYERS 02-CA-093893 Board Decision 04/21/2015
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY 02-CA-120698 Administrative Law Judges Decision 04/21/2015
KATZ METALS FABRICATORS INC. d/b/a MAJOR METALS COMPANY OR MAJOR DEEGAN COMPANY 02-CA-095920 Board Decision 04/15/2015
R & S Waste Services, LLC 02-CA-065928 Board Decision 04/08/2015
Chinese Community Concerns Corp., Chinatown Head Start 02-RD-140471 Board Decision 04/01/2015
MICROPOWER USA CORP. 02-CA-130858 Board Decision 03/31/2015
Pier Sixty 02-CA-068612 Board Decision 03/31/2015
CABLEVISION SYSTEMS CORPORATION 02-CA-138301 Board Decision 03/23/2015

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