By Christian Schappel/HRmorning.com
The majority of a company’s employees voted against union representation, but the NLRB says they can’t kick the union out. Why? Because an angry manager made some not-so-smart comments.
A recent decision handed down by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) illustrates how important it is for managers to choose their words wisely when a union rears its head.
A union was certified as the collective bargaining representative at a manufacturing plant in Alabama. Over the course of a year, union and employer reps met without coming to an agreement on a contract.