The 7th Circuit recently upheld a decision from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in a case involving Woodbridge Winery. The ruling cemented employees’ right to display a pro-union message on their clothing, despite the employer’s actions to remove the messaging from the workplace.
The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) protects an employee’s right to self-organize. That is, the Act protects an employee’s right to form a union to bargain collectively with an employer. Employers are prohibited from interfering unless they can prove an employee’s exercise of the right substantially interfered with production, morale, or the organization’s