Workplace Investigations and Weingarten Rights: A Cautionary Tale

Labor & Employment NOW Video Series

May 07, 2019

Former NLRB member Harry Johnson discusses Weingarten rights—the rights of union-represented employees to have a representative present during workplace investigation interviews. Analyzing the NLRB’s decision in PAE Applied Technologies, LLC, Harry breaks down the Board’s guidance on what an employer can and cannot do in questioning during an interview and in discipline related to a verbal altercation with a customer. He also highlights NLRB guidance on employer rules related to communication with customers.