EMPLOYER INTERFERENCE, RESTRAINT, COERCION; INTERFERENCE WITH RIGHT TO SELF OR UNION REPRESENTATION; WEINGARTEN RIGHTS – Investigatory Interviews
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408.03000 – Investigatory Interviews
A Weingarten violation occurs when an employee requests union representation during a meeting with management and the request is denied. The charging party must demonstrate: (a) the employee requested representation, (b) for an investigatory meeting, (c) which the employee reasonably believed might result in disciplinary action, and (d) the employer denied the request. No violation where Charging Party did not participate in an investigatory or disciplinary meeting. The officials of the District simply attempted to informed Charging Party of their decision to remove her from the classroom, and did not intend to engage in any meeting or investigation.