NLRB Grants Employees New Right to Use Employer Email Systems for Organizing Activities

By | Labor Relations Today | December 11, 2014

As we previewed here earlier today, the National Labor Relations Board has issued the remainder of the Purple Communications decision. The ruling, found at 361 NLRB No. 126 (Dec. 11, 2014), in effect creates a new substantive right of employees to use an employer’s computer networks and email systems to engage in union organizing.