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Welcome to Region 20 of the National Labor Relations Board. We conduct elections and investigate charges of unfair labor practices by employers or labor unions, serving parts of California and the state of Hawaii from offices in San Francisco and Honolulu. If you have questions, or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please visit one of our offices 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

The Bridge - Newsletter for Regions 20, 32, and Subregion 37. In this edition: ALJ Finds Hobby Lobby’s arbitration agreement violates the Act; Board affirms withdrawal of recognition at Sausalito restaurant unlawful; Memo adjacent to Notice to Employees undercutting ALJ decision found unlawful; Charges against local tech shuttle service provider result in formal settlement; and much, much more!

Newsletter for Regions 20, 32, and Subregion 37. In this edition: ALJ finds Walmart violated the Act; Board overturns ALJ and clarifies Section 8(f) of the Act; ALJ revisits legal standards in withdrawal of recognition cases; and much, much more!

Regions 20 and 32 will conduct a joint training session for NLRA practitioners on the Board's new Representation-Case Rules on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. The training will be conducted in Conference Room H on the Fifth Floor of the North Tower of the Oakland Federal Building that is located at 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612. Please contact Region 32 Assistant to the Regional Director Cynthia Rence with any questions about the training. We encourage you to attend to familiarize yourself with the new rules and to network with your colleagues.

Newsletter for Regions 20, 32, and Subregion 37. In this edition: The Board decides Pac Beach II; ALJ decides unlawful termination using first international video conferencing; and much, much more! 

For the first time in the Agency’s history, attorneys in the Agency’s San Francisco Regional Office conducted a trial examination of a witness via international video conferencing. Administrative Law Judge Mary Cracraft permitted testimony by a witness via video conference from the U.S.


Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Seton Medical Center/Seton Coastside 20-RC-073334 Board Decision 11/02/2015
Scoma's of Sausalito, LLC 20-CA-116766 Board Decision 10/29/2015
Capay, Inc. d/b/a Farm Fresh To You 20-RC-153475 Board Decision 10/28/2015
EF International Language Schools, Inc. 20-CA-120999 Board Decision 10/01/2015
Mineral Resources LLC 20-RC-125608 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 09/30/2015
Harry Asato Painting, Inc. 20-CA-124382 Board Decision 09/30/2015
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 2785 (United Parcel Service) 20-CB-151507 Board Decision 09/25/2015
Bauer's Intelligent Transportation, Inc. 20-CA-148119 Board Decision 09/24/2015
UNITE HERE LOCAL 5 (Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa) 20-CB-127565 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/18/2015
Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. 20-CA-139745 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/08/2015


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