Can we prohibit employees from making audio recordings at work? As advancements in technology continue to increase, and it becomes easier and easier for employees to surreptitiously record conversations, this inquiry is posed by many employers. In fact, we discussed this very question back in 2013. Unfortunately, the answer to this question is perhaps the
An August 18, 2011, NLRB Memorandum helps to outline contours of what constitues protected concerted activity under NLRA Section 7. Of course, examination and analysis of the facts at issue, is critical, along with prudent advice from expert labor counsel. This post, however, discusses some of the helpful guidance concerning some popular policy provisions that if not adequately defined or limited could run afoul of Section 7 rights.
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