NLRB Decision Facilitates Return to Workplace Civility

OMA Connections Partner Frantz Ward reports that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) this week gave employers “a clearer pathway to disciplining employees who engage in abusive workplace conduct — including profane, racist, and sexually harassing remarks — even when the conduct coincides with concerted activities otherwise protected by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). According to the firm, the NLRB’s decision also provides much-needed clarity for avoiding conflicts between the NLRA and various state and federal anti-discrimination laws.

Read the summary of this week’s NLRB activity. 7/24/2020