Labor and employment law roundup

by Walter Olson on June 6, 2012

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1 Chris Hoey 06.06.12 at 2:50 pm

The NLRB Memo reminds me of an argument posited by a colleague of mine on the NLRB in the 60’s, who argued that if an employer’s statement was effective in persuading an employee to vote against the union, it was a violation of Section 8 (a)(1) of the Act, as it “interfered with” the employee’s right to join a union. The man went on to be an Administrative Law Judge in the Board’s San Francisco office.
Believe it or not his rationale was not too far from statements of Board Members Fanning and Brown in the 50’s and 60’s in published decisions.

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