Outside Publication

INSIGHT: NLRB Finally Limits Protection of Abusive, Profane, Offensive Conduct, Bloomberg Law

August 06, 2020

Morgan Lewis partners Philip Miscimarra, Harry Johnson, Julia Sturniolo, Chai Feldblum, and Sharon Masling authored a Bloomberg Law article about the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) long-awaited decision in General Motors LLC. The decision abandoned the NLRB’s problematic standard around the discipline and discharge of employees who engage in abusive conduct in connection with protected concerted activity. In the piece, they discuss the clarity the ruling brings in this moment in time—when creating safe, respectful, diverse, and inclusive workplaces is an objective of so many companies—and key takeaways for employers.

Read the full Bloomberg Law article >>