Tesla v. NLRB

  1. September 06, 2023

    5th Circ. Seems Supportive Of Tesla's Union Garb Policy

    The Fifth Circuit appeared to embrace Tesla's arguments Wednesday to reverse a National Labor Relations Board decision that determined the electric carmaker illegally barred workers from wearing United Auto Workers T-shirts, with judges questioning if the company's policy is legal since stickers could display union support.

  2. May 04, 2023

    Tesla Tells 5th Circ. To Reverse NLRB's Union Shirts Order

    The Fifth Circuit shouldn't back the National Labor Relations Board's decision saying Tesla violated federal labor law by preventing workers from wearing union shirts, the electric carmaker argued, doubling down on the company's claim that its uniform policy is lawful.

  3. April 20, 2023

    UAW Backs NLRB Union Garb Order In 5th Circ. Tesla Dispute

    The United Auto Workers urged the Fifth Circuit to back a National Labor Relations Board decision that found Tesla unlawfully barred workers from wearing union shirts, arguing Tesla has failed to raise special circumstances to justify its dress code policy.

  4. April 12, 2023

    NLRB Says Tesla Apparel Ruling Aligns With Precedent

    The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday defended its precedent-shifting ruling that Tesla illegally barred production workers from wearing union shirts, telling the Fifth Circuit that its approach follows decades of case law set there and elsewhere.

  5. February 10, 2023

    Groups Back Tesla Against NLRB's Union Apparel Ruling

    Business groups including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Retail Federation have backed Tesla in its fight to overturn a National Labor Relations Board ruling that limited the company's ability to ban union apparel, saying the ruling treads on employers' right to require on-the-job uniforms.

  6. February 03, 2023

    Tesla Says NLRB Went Too Far In Union Apparel Ban Case

    The National Labor Relations Board overreached with its August decision that limited employers' ability to prevent workers from wearing union apparel on the job, Tesla told the Fifth Circuit, saying the decision misread U.S. Supreme Court precedent and ignored valid reasons employers have for insisting on specific uniforms.