2nd Circ. Defends Starbucks' Pro-Union Pin Limiting Policy

Law360, New York (May 10, 2012, 7:29 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Thursday upheld Starbucks Corp.'s right to prohibit employees from wearing more than one pro-union button at a time, overturning a National Labor Relations Board ruling that the company had committed unfair labor practices.

The appeals court found that Starbucks' decision to prohibit multiple pro-union buttons was not an unfair labor practice and defended its decision to fire a pro-union employee with lackluster performance reviews, while remanding to the NLRB a separate issue involving an employee who was fired after he used profanities...
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