NLRB Asks 9th Circ. To Put Email-Use Case On Hold

Law360 (September 11, 2018, 7:07 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board has asked the Ninth Circuit to put on hold Purple Communications Inc.'s challenge to a landmark 2014 ruling that allowed workers to use employer email systems for union business, saying it has asked for input in a related case on whether that 2014 decision should stand.

The NLRB on Monday urged the appellate court to hold in abeyance a case in which Purple Communications, a provider of video relay services for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals, challenges an NLRB ruling that said workers given access to their employer's email system must be allowed to use it on...

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