EMPLOYER INTERFERENCE, RESTRAINT, COERCION; STATEMENTS, MEETINGS, NOTICES, AND LEAFLETS – Statements
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404.02000 – Statements
The employer may not solicit employees to withdraw from union membership, but may bring to employees' attention their right to resign if the communication is free of threat and coercion or promise of benefit; p. 4, warning letter. Employer's statement of opinion regarding the reasons for lack of progress in negotiations although possibly incomplete and/or misleading does not constitute prima facie evidence of bad faith bargaining as long as the communication is not threatening and coercive; p. 5, p. 6, warning letter.