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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

In the latest round of a long-running legal battle over a union organizing campaign, a U.S. District Court has found a Waikiki hotel in civil contempt for failing to comply with an earlier court order to bargain with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Local 1420. 

A federal judge in Hawaii has granted the NLRB’s motion for civil contempt sanctions against the Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 293, for failing to turn over documents sought by subpoena for more than a year.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has enforced a National Labor Relations Board order finding that Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., an asset manager for investment funds, effectively controlled the management of Hawaii’s Turtle Bay Resort and shared responsibility for unfair labor practices committed by local managers.  

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit this week upheld a federal injunction ordering the Pacific Beach Hotel in Waikiki to recognize the union selected by its employees, bargain in good faith for a labor contract, and reinstate five union leaders who were fired.

The National Labor Relations Board, in a 3-0 decision issued on Tuesday, found that the Pacific Beach Hotel (HTH Corp.), violated the National Labor Relations Act in numerous respects--the latest episode in a 10-year effort by the Longshore Workers Union to secure a collective bargaining agreement for approximately 500 employees at the prominent Waikiki lodging. 

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Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
SEIU Local 87 (Universal Building Maintenance) 20-CB-153693 Board Decision 04/08/2016
Squires Lumber Company, Inc. 20-CA-160279 Administrative Law Judges Decision 04/08/2016
Exemplar, Inc. 20-RC-149999 Board Decision 03/31/2016
United Site Services of California, Inc. 20-CA-139280 Administrative Law Judges Decision 03/17/2016
Capay, Inc. d/b/a Farm Fresh To You 20-CA-166233 Board Decision 03/04/2016
City of Fortuna 20-WH-155697 Board Decision 03/02/2016
Service Employees International Union, Local 87 (Exemplar Enterprises, Inc.) 20-CB-151336 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 02/16/2016
Community Support Network 20-CA-143287 Board Decision 01/05/2016
Service Employees International Union, Local 87 (Exemplar Enterprises, Inc.) 20-CB-151336 Administrative Law Judges Decision 01/05/2016
GameStop Corp., GameStop Inc., Sunrise Publications, Inc., and GameStop Texas Ltd. (L.P) 20-CA-080497 Board Decision 12/31/2015

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