If federal employees don’t get the assistance they need from their unions, do they have other options?
What is the history behind the Weingarten Rights? As the author notes, it comes down to a court case about chicken.
A recent NLRB decision appears to interpret Weingarten more liberally than before and may have implications for federal employees.
The “Weingarten Right” stems from a Supreme Court decision that forever changed labor relations. The author looks at its history and application to government.
In the second of two part article, the author suggests some alternatives to holding investigative interviews under the Federal labor statute. He suggests that the U.S. Supreme Court has provided the basis for more structured and less contentious options for supervisors and managers who are inquiring into misconduct.
In this two part article, the author reviews investigative interviews under the Federal labor statute; offers advice on conducting such a meeting (including a checklist); and suggests what may be better options for supervisors and managers who are inquiring into misconduct.