Category Archives: NLRB

Poorly written social media policies can lead to NLRA violations

For better or worse, social media gives every person a powerful way to express his or her thoughts.  Employers have been finding out recently how these expressions can sometimes make things worse for their companies, when employees use social media forums, such as Facebook or Twitter, to criticize their co-workers,...
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NLRB holds that a Jimmy John’s franchisee had unfair labor practices, protects employees’ free speech

On April 21, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) held that a franchisee of the Jimmy John’s sandwich chain committed unfair labor practices by: Discharging six employees Issuing written warnings to three employees who participated in a public campaign in which they complained about the company’s employee sick leave...
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