NLRB Judge Won't Nix Precedent On Use Of Employer Email

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 7:29 PM EDT) -- A National Labor Relations Board judge ruled Thursday that a company policy prohibiting workplace “disruption” was too broad, but refused to overturn the NLRB's 2007 Register-Guard ruling and hold that a ban on using the employers' email system for nonbusiness purposes violated federal labor law.

Administrative Law Judge Paul Bogas issued a decision in consolidated unfair labor practices and representation cases filed by the Communication Workers of America against Purple Communications Inc., which provides communication services for people with hearing problems.

Judge Bogas declared a handbook...
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