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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

Washington, D.C. – National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Acting Chairman Philip A. Miscimarra and General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. have named Jill Coffman the new Regional Director for the Agency’s Region 20 Office in San Francisco. The Region 20 Office is responsible for conducting elections, investigating unfair labor practice charges, and protecting the right of workers to act collectively to improve their wages and working conditions throughout northern California, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.   

Washington, D.C.—National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. announced that Dale Yashiki has been appointed Officer-in-Charge of the NLRB’s Honolulu Subregional Office. In her new position, Yashiki will assist Joe Frankl, Regional Director of the Agency’s Region 20 Office in San Francisco, in enforcing the National Labor Relations Act throughout Hawaii and the western Pacific.

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.

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
YOUNG BROTHERS LTD. 20-RC-176883 Board Decision 03/08/2017
Queen of the Valley Medical Center 20-RC-185503 Board Decision 02/28/2017
HAWAIIAN TELCOM, INC. 20-CA-069432 Amended Board Decision 02/23/2017
The Queen's Medical Center 20-CA-175202 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 02/22/2017
Aerojet Rocketdyne 20-RD-186986 Board Decision 02/01/2017
UNITE HERE! Local 5 (Aqua-Aston Hospitality, LLC) 20-CB-171212 Administrative Law Judges Decision 01/27/2017
UNITE HERE! Local 5 (Aqua-Aston Hospitality, LLC) 20-CB-163657 Amended Administrative Law Judges Decision 01/18/2017
Bauer's Intelligent Transportation, Inc. 20-CA-160321 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 01/17/2017
The Queen's Medical Center 20-CA-175202 Amended Administrative Law Judges Decision 01/10/2017
Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. 20-CA-139745 Opposition to Motion - Court 01/05/2017

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