WaPo Wrong To Warn Reporter For Critical Piece: NLRB Memo

Law360 (September 14, 2018, 5:42 PM EDT) -- The Washington Post improperly disciplined a reporter for publishing an article critical of management in a competing publication, the National Labor Relations Board general counsel's office concluded in one of several advice memorandums unveiled Friday.

The five memos came from the NLRB's Division of Advice, which is part of the board's 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.

The earliest of the memos dates back to 2011, and the remaining...

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