NLRB Memo Says Immigration Protest Was Protected Activity

By Vin Gurrieri (March 13, 2018, 8:01 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board's general counsel released a handful of advice memorandums Tuesday, one of which found that participation in a nationwide day of action protesting Trump administration immigration policies qualified as protected activity and that 18 factory workers shouldn't have been fired for taking part.

The five memos came from the NLRB's Division of Advice, which is part of the Office of the General Counsel. Each memo, which can be released at the general counsel's discretion after a case has been closed, resulted from requests for guidance by various NLRB regional directors on cases their offices were handling.

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