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NLRB Holds Employees May Use Employer Email for Union Organizing and Other Non-Business Purposes

On December 11, 2014 by Schnader in

By Scott J. Wenner The National Labor Relations Board this morning released its aptly-named Purple Communications decision, 361 NLRB No. 126. Last May, the Board announced that in connection with its review of the administrative law judge’s decision in Purple Communications, it would re-examine whether employers may bar employee use of […]

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Federal Court Dismisses Complaint Against EEOC for Unauthorized Use of Employer’s E-Mail System

On October 23, 2014 by Schnader in

By Scott J. Wenner Late last year we reported that Case New Holland, Inc. (CNH) had sued the EEOC after learning that the agency, in the course of investigating a claim of age discrimination, had sent a blast email. This email was linked to a questionnaire and sent to 1300 employees […]

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