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Regional Director

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 San Francisco Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today announced the receipt of $1,000,000 from the owners of the Yuba Skilled Nursing Center in Yuba City, California to compensate current and former employees for the loss of pay and benefits that occurred when the owners unlawfully refused to hire them in 2011.

In a decision issued on January 14, 2014, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California granted a petition for a preliminary injunction filed by Joseph F.

In this edition: Compliance hearing results in discriminatees paid over $250K; ALJ finds employer unlawfully withdrew recognition; Hospital and Union reach settlement; Individual arbitration agreement found unlawful under D.R. Horton; and more.

An NLRB Administrative Law Judge has issued a decision finding that 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc. maintained and enforced an unlawful arbitration policy that required employees to give up their federally protected rights to take concerted action.

Regions 20 and 32 of the NLRB are happy to announce the release of the summer/fall 2012 newsletter "The Bridge". In this edition: teamwork leads to ALJ finding that Castlewood Country Club engaged in illegal lockout; nursing home is ordered to recognize union; Ninth Circuit enforces Board order that Hawaii hotel engaged in multiple unfair labor practices; ALJ finds unlawful subcontracting by grocery chain; and more.


Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Numbersort ascending Case Activity Issuance Date
Dignity Health & St. Francis Memorial Hospital 20-UC-115160 Board Decision 02/05/2014
Dignity Health & St. Francis Memorial Hospital 20-UC-115160 Board Decision 06/29/2015
Sutter West Bay Hospital d/b/a California Pacific Medical Center 20-UC-076774 Board Decision 11/01/2012
J.E. Higgins Lumber Co. 20-UC-000389 Board Decision 10/31/2000
San Francisco Progress 20-UC-000131 Board Decision 08/31/1977
Association of Hospitals of Santa Clara County 20-UC-000120 Board Decision 03/21/1977
Safeway Stores, Inc. 20-UC-000075 Board Decision 02/27/1975
San Jose Mercury 20-UC-000048 Board Decision 11/07/1972
San Jose Mercury 20-UC-000038 Board Decision 05/30/1972
Cal-Central Press 20-UC-000027 Board Decision 10/15/1969


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