Region 28 serves the states of Arizona and New Mexico, plus the following counties:
In Nevada - Clark, Lincoln and Nye
In Texas - Culbertson, El Paso and Hudspeth
Established in 1935, the National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency that protects employees, employers, and unions from unfair labor practices and protects the right of private sector employees to join together, with or without a union, to improve wages, benefits and working conditions. The NLRB conducts hundreds of workplace elections and investigates thousands of unfair labor practice charges each year. Region 28 serves areas in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas from its Regional Office in Phoenix and its Resident Offices in Albuquerque and Las Vegas.
Region 28 Wins Injunction Against Arizona Cannabis Dispensary, Ordering Reinstatement of Fired Union Supporter and a Stop to Threats, Promises, and the Impression of Surveillance
Phoenix, Arizona — On June 23, 2022, Judge G. Murray Snow of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona issued an injunction requiring Gilbert, Arizona cannabis dispensary Absolute Healthcare d/b/a Curaleaf Arizona (Curaleaf) to reinstate a fired union supporter. The injunction also enjoins Curaleaf from threatening employees with losing their tips if they form a union, promising employees benefits if they don’t join a union, and creating an impression that employees’ union activities are being kept under surveillance.