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Welcome to Region 19 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 the northwest from our main office in Seattle, a subregional office in Portland and a resident office in Anchorage. 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 for someone to 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

Please join Region 19 to learn about important changes in the Board’s representation case procedures.

On December 15, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published in the Federal Register its Final Rule amending its representation case procedures.  The Final Rule will take effect on April 14, 2015, and will apply to all cases filed on or after that date.  

A district court judge has ordered the International Longshore and Warehouse Union to stop processing grievances and filing lawsuits regarding its dispute with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers over the work of plugging in, unplugging and monitoring refrigerated shipping containers at the Port of Portland.

A U.S. District Court judge has ordered the Sheraton Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska to recognize and bargain with its employees’ union representative of over thirty years after two years of increasingly tense relations that included a host of egregious unfair labor practice conduct by the Hotel, including its suspensionand discharge of Union supporters, unilateral changes in the employees’ terms and conditions of employment, prematurely declaring impasse in negotiations,  and ultimately withdrawing recognition of the Union.

NLRB Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon today appeared before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform at a field hearing in South Carolina called regarding his decision to issue a complaint against the Boeing Company on April 20.


Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
Rocky Mountain Eye Center, P. C. 19-CA-134567 Board Decision 11/03/2015
Star West Satellite, Inc. 19-CA-133107 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 10/26/2015
FRED MEYER STORES, INC. AND ALLIED EMPLOYERS 19-CA-032908 Board Decision 10/20/2015
J & J Snack Foods Handhelds Corp. 19-CA-126632 Board Decision 10/01/2015
International Longshore & Warehouse Union, International Longshore & Warehouse Union, Local 8 and In 19-CC-082533 Board Decision 09/24/2015
Remington Lodging & Hospitality, LLC, d/b/a The Sheraton Anchorage 19-CA-032599 Board Decision 09/15/2015
Star West Satellite, Inc. 19-CA-133107 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/11/2015
Kitsap Tenant Support Services, Inc. 19-CA-108144 Order Adopting in the Absence of Exceptions 09/08/2015
Vigor Industrial LLC 19-CA-135538 Administrative Law Judges Decision 09/02/2015
The Boeing Company 19-CA-089374 Board Decision 08/27/2015


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