The right of an employee to have representation in a disciplinary meeting

Most good nonunion employers think that discipline is something done behind closed doors and is a private matter between the company and the employee. Sometimes if termination may be involved two managers from the company will participate in the meeting to insure accuracy of information. What if you had to let the employee have a …

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Gee Whiz! NLRB says union representative required for urine test.

The NLRB recently ruled that an employee who was asked to take a urine test due to his erratic behavior was entitled to have a union representative present under the Weingarten Rule. What is Weingarten? The Weingarten rule was instituted in 1975 as the result of a Supreme Court ruling on a case (surprisingly called …

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