| Mark Fijman
| Mar 28 | legal
The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has held that an employer’s enforcement of a commonly used workplace policy could expose the employer to liability under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA” or “the Act”).
This particular matter involved the technology company MCPc, which had a confidentially provision in its employee handbook which read. In part, as follows:
[D]issemination of confidential information within [the company], such as personal or financial information, etc., will subject the responsible employee to disciplinary action or possible termination…
This type of policy, in one form or another, is commonly utilized by many employers. In the case of MCPc, the company fired an employer after he announced at a meeting...