workplace investigations

By:  Michele Haydel Gehrke, Esq.

On July 26, 2013, NLRB Administrative Law Judge Jeffrey D. Wedekind ruled that The Boeing Co.’s policy of routinely asking employees to refrain from discussing any investigation with other employees was unlawful.  This decision is in line with the Board’s earlier decisions, including Banner Estrella Medical Center, 358

By Joshua M. Henderson.

Not to put it too indelicately, but has the NLRB made a fetish of the Section 7 right to engage in “concerted activities . . . for mutual aid or protection” — in the sense of rendering it excessive attention, even reverence?  One can easily conclude from its recent decisions