Union Protections for Non-Union Employees

Q: I handle HR for a small, non-union company. I am vaguely aware of union laws protecting non-union employees. What’s an example of something I...

OSHA Drops Non-Union Workplace Inspection Policy

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has dropped its policy of allowing union representatives into non-union workplace inspections. The change in policy comes after...

Responding to Employee “Strikes”

MSEC has received several calls from members regarding employee “strikes” planned for this week, next week, and for various future dates. These planned work absences...

Weingarten Protects Employee Who Refuses Drug Test

In NLRB v. Weingarten (U.S. 1975), the U.S. Supreme Court held that the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) requires employers to grant unionized employees the right...