Section 7 NLRA

NLRB Weighs in on Employers’ Right to Monitor Workplace Communications

E. Jason Tremblay It has traditionally been understood and recognized that employees do not have an expectation of privacy when using their employer’s computer system and that employers can monitor and control their employees’ emails. However, in light of a recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) in Purple Communications, Inc., 361 NLRB […]

Social media policy concerns gain traction as NLRB issues first decisions

In-house counsel can take lessons from two recent NLRB decisions Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Mark Spognardi and Milwaukee Associate Jesse Dill recently published an article entitled “Social media policy concerns gain traction as NLRB issues first decisions.” The article discusses the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) two recent decisions regarding employers’ social media policies. […]

NLRB issues first social media decision

For those following social media and labor law, this month was noteworthy as the National Labor Relations Board issued its first decision taking on an employer’s social media policy in Costco Wholesale Corp., 358 NLRB No. 106 (2012). You may recall that over the last year the NLRB Acting General Counsel issued a series of […]

Charles W. Pautsch and Jesse R. Dill write article in Thomson Reuters News & Insight Legal on social media and Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act

Arnstein & Lehr Milwaukee Partner Charles W. Pautsch (pictured far left) and Associate Jesse R. Dill (pictured near left) have written an article that appeared in the April 24 issue of Thomson Reuters News & Insight Legal. The article, titled “Social media and Section 7: Why companies should think N-L-R-A when employees p-o-s-t,” discusses a […]