D.C. Circuit: Employer’s Warning Of Future Discipline Did Not Violate Labor Act
(April 7, 2016, 10:54 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — An employer’s warning to an employee that it would discipline him if he made future information requests regarding union negotiations did not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), a District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled March 22, denying enforcement of a National Labor Relations Board decision (Dover Energy, Inc., Blackmer Division v. National Labor Relations Board, No. 14-1197, D.C. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 5188).
(Opinion available. Document #73-160408-016Z.)
“In this case, an employer gave a specific persona...