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Telling Worker 'Shut Up' Not Anti-Union Animus, NLRB Says

Law360 (May 23, 2019, 6:52 PM EDT) -- Electrolux Home Products didn't violate federal labor law when it fired a worker managers told to "shut up" during a captive-audience meeting, the NLRB ruled, concluding that while that treatment may have been rude, it didn't establish union animus. 

A three-member panel on Wednesday overturned an administrative law judge's 2018 decision that Electrolux Home Products Inc. illegally fired J'vada Mason because she participated in a union organizing campaign at the gas and electric oven manufacturing facility in Memphis, Tennessee.

Mason's 2017 firing for failing to deliver microwaves to the production line had nothing to do with a heated exchange during a...

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