EMPLOYER INTERFERENCE, RESTRAINT, COERCION; QUESTIONING/INTERROGATING EMPLOYEES – Union Views; Voting; Questionnaires; Polling of Employees
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402.04000 – Union Views; Voting; Questionnaires; Polling of Employees
Board must look to circumstances surrounding the conversation to determine if questioning was threatening or coercive. Specific words used are not determinative where inquiry conveys employer's disapproval toward union and creates expectation of employee response. Here, Board found no coercion; pp. 15-16.