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In the article entitled “Hotel Lawfully Fired Front Desk Supervisor For Wearing Union Button”, author unknown, found on http://www.brgslaw.com/management_memos/2007/2007- 22/index.html the Sheraton Universal Hotel fired front desk supervisor Kevin Grace after refusing to stop wearing a union button while he was on duty. Supervisors are not protected under the NLRA, National Labor Relations Act which, according to www.nlrb.gov Congress enacted in 1935 “to protect the rights of employees and employers, to encourage collective bargaining, and to curtail certain private sector labor and management practices, which can harm the general welfare of workers, businesses and the U.S. economy.” The National Relations Labor Board (NLRB) declared Mr. Grace was not protected for engaging in union activity due to his position as a superior. The article states, “The NLRB determined that Grace was not protected for engaging in union activity because he had the authority to
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  • Spring '07
  • Bloom
  • National Labor Relations Act, National Labor Relations, Labor Relations Act, Relations Labor Board, Kevin Grace

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