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Employer Uniform Policies Back in the Limelight at the NLRB

Posted in Employee Discipline, Employee Handbooks, Union Insignia
Many employers have policies that require employees to wear uniforms.  What if an employee of such an employer, however, wants to instead wear a t-shirt expressing support for a labor union?  The NLRB has long regulated an employer’s ability to restrict such a right.  But, the NLRB recently signaled that a change in this rule… Continue Reading

Court Disagrees with NLRB Ruling on Dress of Customer-Facing Employees

Posted in Employee Discipline, NLRB, Union Insignia
More than four years ago, the NLRB gave priority to an employee’s right to wear clothing with messages critical of their employer over an employer’s interest in its reputation with customers.  In a case involving AT&T employees, the NLRB ruled that an employer violated the law when it prevented its service technicians, when visiting customer… Continue Reading