Rule On Union Reps' Use Of Co. Email Unlawful, NLRB Says

Law360, New York (June 21, 2013, 6:39 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board ruled Thursday that a 2010 notice from management at a pulp and paper maker's facility in Washington state violated labor law as it warned that employee union representatives were spending too much time using the company's email system.

While the labor board found the company informational notice that Weyerhaeuser Co. sent out at its Longview, Wash., facility was unlawful, it also said in Thursday's ruling that a 2004 Weyerhaeuser policy restricting use of company electronic media to business purposes only, with...
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