Brooks Pierce Attorneys Break Down Important NLRB Decision


In an article published by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, Brooks Pierce attorneys Erin Barker and Jessi Thaller-Moran provide an overview of the National Labor Relations Board’s recent decision that has employers in the Carolinas and across the country taking a closer look at workplace policies and practices.

“After Stericycle, all workplace rules and policies are judged through the lens of employees who may err on the side of caution in interpreting restricted behavior because of their economic dependence on their employer, and may thus be discouraged from advocating for better working conditions, disagreeing with management, or discussing wages and benefits with their coworkers,” explained Barker and Thaller-Moran. “To that end, all workplace policies should be narrowly tailored to specific business interests and avoid unnecessarily discouraging employees from engaging in protected activity.”

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