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NLRB Allows Employees to Use Employers’ Email System to Engage in Protected, Concerted Activity

Companies will need to revise their employee email policies following a ruling from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) (Purple Communications on December 11, 2014). Specifically, in a 3-2 decision (three Democrats, two Republicans) held that Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act allows, … employee use of e-mail for statutorily protected communications on … Continue Reading

Email Disclaimers May Protect Employers Against Inadvertent Contracts

Even now email continues to have an “informal” character, business transactions occurring over email thread may, in certain circumstances, create a binding contract.  With this in mind, companies can avoid significant expense in relation to unintended contract obligations and litigation by simply addressing how their employees – especially those in sales or purchasing – conduct … Continue Reading
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