NLRB Finds Requesting an Employee Not to Talk to Other Employees During an Investigation to be a Violation

In Banner Health System d/b/a Banner Estrella Medical Center , 358 NLRB No. 93 (2012), decided July 30, 2012, the NLRB in a 2-1 decision (Members Griffin and Block in the majority, and Member Hayes dissenting), held that an employer representative who was conducting a workplace investigation violated...

A scary NLRB decision threatening the integrity of workplace investigations

HR heads are still spinning as they try to digest what the National Labor Relations Board has tried to accomplish this year. The Acting General Counsel has issued confusing reports on social media . The Board has also attempted to create quickie union elections , and require companies to abide by...

Employers and email: time to be on (Register) Guard

The NLRB has issued its first decisions concerning protected, concerted activity and social media and overly broad restrictions on social media . The decisions reflect the Board's operating premise that employees who are sophisticated enough to master smart technology and social media cannot understand...