August 17, 2011
Tip of the Week: Unfair Labor Practices in the Private Sector
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Unfair Labor Practices in the Private SectorSome employers in the private sector hear the concept of “unfair labor practices” and think it applies to employees represented by labor unions. However, unfair labor practices essentially include employer or union violations of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

What Is an Unfair Labor Practice?

Actions considered unfair labor practices include the following:

  • Coercing workers not to join unions;
  • Threatening to close a worksite or plant if workers decide to join or form a union;
  • Promising extras to employees if they don’t join the union; and
  • Forcing workers to quit because of legitimate union activities.

Get More Details on Unfair Labor Practices in the Private Sector

To learn more details about each of these unfair labor practices, be sure to listen to Unfair Labor Practices in the Private Sector in this month’s HRCast, a recording provided by our team of HR Pros and available exclusively on MyHRSupportCenter.

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