Business Labor Trade Organizations

Services: Labor Management Organizations

Contact: Jennifer Hadsall, Regional Director

Address: 212 3rd Ave S 300, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Phone: 612.348.1757



The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1935 to administer the National Labor Relations Act, the primary law governing relations between unions and employers in the private sector.

The statute guarantees the right of employees to organize and to bargain collectively with their employers or to refrain from all such activity. Generally applying to all employers involved in interstate commerce–other than airlines, railroads, agriculture, and government–the Act implements the national labor policy of assuring free choice and encouraging collective bargaining as a means of maintaining industrial peace.

Through the years, Congress has amended the Act and the Board and courts have developed a body of law drawn from the statute

National Labor Relations Board serves the Northland, Arrowhead, Duluth MN Superior WI MSA, Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Douglas, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis county areas.