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April 11, 2022, 9:45 AM

Punching In: Captive-Audience Union Bashing Busted by NLRB’s GC

Ian Kullgren
Ian Kullgren
Rebecca Rainey
Rebecca Rainey
Senior Reporter

Monday morning musings for workplace watchers

Captive-Audience Cancellation | OT Proposal Goes Into OT

Ian Kullgren: Jennifer Abruzzo is going where no modern NLRB general counsel has gone before, seeking to outlaw mandatory anti-union meetings convened by employers. But there are still critical questions around what, exactly, that entails.

Mandatory meetings “inherently involve an unlawful threat that employees will be disciplined or suffer other reprisals if they exercise their protected right not to listen to such speech,” the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer told regional directors in a memorandum last week. Her effort would upend one of employers’ main ...

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