In 1975 the United States Supreme Court in the case of NLRB v. J. Weingarten,
Inc. 420 U.S. 251 (1975) upheld a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
decision that employees have a right to union re...
What is the basis of the so-called "Weingarten rights"? ... An employee's right to
representation in investigatory or pre-disciplinary meetings was ... Where the
employer has clearly and overtly assured the employee prior to the interview that
no ... Does the employer have to inform you about your Weingarten rights before
Weingarten rights apply only during investigatory interviews. An investigatory ...
supervisor may speak with an employee about the proper way to do a job. The
supervisor may ... inform an employee that he or she has a right to union
representation. ... (If called to a meeting with management, read the following or
present this ...
On the other hand, employees represented by labor unions have rights and
protections ... This is the so-called “Weingarten Rights” to union representation. ...
the right to request union representation during investigatory interviews by
supervisors, ... Sufficient Investigation - Before administering discipline, did
Weingarten is a short-hand term used to refer to the right of bargaining unit ... unit
employees of their rights to representation during investigative interviews. ...
purposes of the Weingarten right an interview does not have to occur on duty
Employees have Weingarten rights only during investigatory interviews. ... For
example, a foreman may talk to a worker about the proper way to do a job. ...
Employers have no obligation to inform workers of their right to request union ... Q
. If l am called in by my foreman to discuss my work record, do l have the right to a
right to the presence of his union representative at a meeting with his employer
held ... whether Weingarten rights attach, an investigatory interview must be ....
employee-employer meeting to ascertain whether plant discipline has been
breached). ... representation, without any justification or explanation, as long as it
When do employees have a right to representation under Weingarten? ... their
rights and ask for representation in investigatory interviews in which there is a ....
advice about their rights any time they are called to a meeting with the employer.
Weingarten Rights involve the right to request and have a union representative at
an investigatory interview that an employee reasonably believes may ... What
happens if I am called into a meeting and I do not have a union representative?
You do not want other employees sitting in on the investigative interview. ... (I
draw that inference only because the concept of Weingarten rights emanates ...
This right to have a union representative present in interview contexts where the
... action is referred to as a “Weingarten” right and is derived from the case of