EMPLOYER INTERFERENCE, RESTRAINT, COERCION; THREATS OR PROMISES – In General
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405.01000 – In General
An employer’s statement interferes with employee rights when it contains a threat of reprisal or force, or promise of benefit. Employer’s communications via email and website about a bonus paid only to non-represented employees were not coercive because they did not contain a threat or promise, and no threat or promise could be implied from the circumstances surrounding the communications.