NLRB Reverses Course on Employer Email Restrictions

In late 2019, an NLRB panel was asked whether the National Labor Relations Act requires an employer to permit its employees to use its email and other information-technology (IT) resources for the purpose of engaging in activities protected by Section 7 of the Act.

The Respondent was a Las Vegas casino and hotel, owned and operated by Caesar’s Entertainment (“Caesar’s”). Caesar’s maintained an employee handbook, which was provided to all employees. The handbook advised employees that noncompliance with its provisions may result in discipline, up to and including discharge.

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