NLRB Slams Tesco For Anti-Union Grocery Coupons

Law360, Los Angeles (June 27, 2012, 6:02 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board ruled Monday that Tesco PLC violated the National Labor Relations Act when it ordered employees at more than 15 California Fresh & Easy grocery stores to hand out coupon-bearing fliers apologizing for pro-union protests outside a Los Angeles store.

A three-judge NLRB panel reversed a decision by Administrative Law Judge Lana H. Parke allowing the fliers because they didn’t contain an anti-union message. The panel said the fliers didn’t need to contain an explicit anti-union message to violate a rule barring...
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