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Regional Director

Welcome to the Region 4 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 eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey from our office in Philadelphia. 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

On April 13, 2015, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m, Region 4 will make a presentation on the R-case rules to the Local ABA Practice and Procedure Committee at the ABA Conference Center at 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107.  Registration Point of Contact:  ARD Harry Maier (215) 597-7610 - Registrations are limited to a total of 100 participants due to the size of the room.  Please register by Thursday, April 9, 2015 as registrations received after that date will not be added to the building security list which may cause delays in the check-in process.

Following the Board’s authorization, Regional Director Dennis P. Walsh ratified all of his actions from the date of his initial appointment to July 18, 2014.  These ratifications include all personnel and administrative decisions, all actions in representation case matters, and all actions in unfair labor practice cases.  Please see the attached link of his signed ratification document.

On Friday, April 19, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., Dennis P. Walsh will be installed as Regional Director of Region Four of the National Labor Relations Board before the Honorable Theodore A. McKee, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit at the James A. Byrne United States Courthouse, Ceremonial Courtroom, located at 601 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon announced their selection of Dennis P. Walsh to serve as Regional Director of the Agency’s Region 4 office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Mr. Walsh will be responsible for enforcement of the nation’s primary labor law covering private sector employees in the jurisdiction of Region 4, which serves 22 counties in eastern Pennsylvania, 8 counties in southern New Jersey, and 1 county in Delaware.  He replaces Regional Director Dorothy Moore-Duncan, who retired in January 2013. 

After 15 years as Director of the Philadelphia Regional Office and 40 years with the agency, Dorothy Moore-Duncan has retired from the National Labor Relations Board, effective Jan. 3.

John D. Breese, Assistant to the Regional Director, and Daniel E. Halevy, Regional Attorney, will serve as Acting Regional Director on a rotating basis until a permanent director is chosen.


Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Hanson Aggregates Inc. 04-CA-037998 Board Decision 08/28/2015
Hanson Aggregates B.M.C., Inc. 04-CA-033330 Board Decision 08/28/2015
OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES 04-CA-086325 Board Decision 08/27/2015
Trader Joe's Company 04-CA-136969 Board Decision 08/24/2015
Media Theatre for the Performing Arts 04-RC-149783 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 08/21/2015
Allied Barton 04-RC-131132 Board Decision 08/14/2015
Allied Barton 04-RC-137867 Board Decision 08/14/2015
Allied Barton 04-RC-140603 Board Decision 08/14/2015
STUDENT TRANSPORTATION OF AMERICA, INC. 04-RC-113131 Board Decision 08/03/2015
Third Century Services 04-RC-149293 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 08/03/2015


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