EMPLOYER INTERFERENCE, RESTRAINT, COERCION; INTERFERENCE WITH RIGHT TO SELF OR UNION REPRESENTATION; WEINGARTEN RIGHTS – In General
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408.01000 – In General
Right to representation attaches where employer's conduct goes beyond informing the employee of, or acting upon, a previously made disciplinary decision. Right to representation attaches where employer (1) seeks facts or evidence in support of disciplinary action; (2) attempts to have employee "admit his alleged wrongdoing or to sign a statement to that effect; or (3) seeks to have employee "sign statements relating to such other matters as workmen's compensation"; pp. 19-20, proposed dec. Once employee makes a valid request for union representation, employer has a choice of one of three options: (1) grant the request; (2) dispense with or discontinue the interview; or (3) offer employee the choice of continuing the interview without union representation or of having no interview at all; p. 20, proposed dec. having no interview at all; p. 20, proposed dec.