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Bosses Can Boot Union Organizers From the Cafeteria, With Limits

June 17, 2019, 8:16 PM

A recent National Labor Relations Board ruling allowing businesses to ban outside union organizers from public areas of an employer’s private property doesn’t necessarily mean they have carte blanche to give labor representatives the boot.

“Employers still must ensure that there is no discrimination against union organizers,” Jonathan Segal, a management-side attorney at Duane Morris in Philadelphia, told Bloomberg Law following the decision. “If you allow non-employees to solicit for other businesses—and probably even charities—you still may have to allow non-employees to solicit for unions in public spaces on private property.”

The NLRB ruled June 15 that the University of ...