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Avoiding Unfair Labor Practices Under NLRA Section 8(a)

By David Phippen (October 16, 2018, 11:37 AM EDT) -- This article discusses employer unfair labor practice, or ULP, charges under Section 8(a)(1)-(5) of the National Labor Relations Act, which allows private sector employees to form unions, participate in collective bargaining and take collective action. We provide guidance on how you can assist employers in attempting to avoid ULPs by adopting lawful employment policies.

This article addresses the following employer violations of the NLRA:

Section 8(a)(1) — Interference Section 8(a)(2) — Unlawful Support Section 8(a)(3) — Discrimination Section 8(a)(4) — Retaliation for Filing a ULP Charge or Testifying in National Labor Relations Board Proceedings Section 8(a)(5) — Refusal to Bargain

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