HRM 6635 Week 3 Discussion Board.docx - 1 Do these employer statements constitute an unlawful threat in violation of Section 8(a(1 of the LMRA Why or

HRM 6635 Week 3 Discussion Board.docx - 1 Do these employer...

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1.) Do these employer statements constitute an unlawful threat in violation of Section 8 (a)(1) of the LMRA? Why or why not? Yes, these statements constitute an unlawful threat in violation of Section 8 (a)(1) of the LMRA. While the employer does not blatantly state employees will lose all current benefits by voting for the union; the statements made by the employer imply voting for the union could result in the current pay and benefits received to be reduced or be nonexistent. Threatening employees with the loss of these items violates the law and constitutes as an unlawful threat ( NLRB.gov). 2.) Do the employer statements constitute an unlawful promise of benefits in violation of Section 8 (a)(1) of the act? Why or why not? No, the employer statements do not constitute an unlawful promise of benefits in violation of Section 8(a)(1). Statements made by the employer, were informing the employees of the potential improvements without any additional employee cost which is a legal tactic the employer can use (Holley, Ross, and Wolters, p.209, 2017). Additionally, the company appears to be utilizing the second chance strategy in the statements where the employer admits fault that
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