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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 ascending Case Activity Issuance Date
Ecclesiastical Maintenance 02-UC-000521 Board Decision 04/10/1998
WBAI Pacifica Foundation 02-UC-000496 Board Decision 08/26/1999
Concourse Village, Inc. 02-UC-000324 Board Decision 08/27/1985
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 02-UC-000140 Board Decision 03/26/1979
Arthur C. Logan Memorial Hospital 02-UC-000109 Board Decision 08/30/1977
Beth Israel Medical Center 02-UC-000099 Board Decision 04/27/1977
Fort Tryon Nursing Home 02-UC-000083 Board Decision 04/07/1976
ITT World Communications, Inc. 02-UC-000046 Board Decision 01/03/1973
A.D.T. Co., Inc. 02-UC-000030 Board Decision 06/30/1969
Manufacturing Woodworkers Association of Greater New York, Inc. 02-UC-000027 Board Decision 11/07/1969


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