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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 Numbersort descending Case Activity Issuance Date
National Hardware Co. 02-C-004933 Board Decision 02/28/1944
Ideal Leather Novelty Co., Inc. 02-C-004945 Board Decision 01/22/1944
Standard Gage Co., Inc. 02-C-005016 Board Decision 12/30/1943
Bogue Electric Co. 02-C-005059 Board Decision 02/28/1945
Eagle Electric Manufacturing Co., Inc. 02-C-005065 Board Decision 02/29/1944
The Sandy Hill Iron & Brass Works 02-C-005071 Board Decision 02/24/1944
Fast Trucking, Inc. 02-C-005118 Board Decision 06/30/1944
Carl L. Norden, Inc. 02-C-005125 Board Decision 06/25/1945
The Bayer Co., Inc. 02-C-005146 Board Decision 02/18/1944
General Chemical Co. 02-C-005176 Board Decision 12/21/1943


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