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    Brigham Cheney represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including employee class action lawsuits; traditional labor law; discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination litigation; breach of ...

In a 1975 case called NLRB v. J. Weingarten, the U.S. Supreme Court first set forth employees’ rights to representation during an employer interview. Over the past 43 years, these “Weingarten rights” have been refined by the National Labor Relations Board and the courts. Weingarten rights issues still arise and are still litigated. For instance, last year the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals held that Weingarten rights did not apply when an employee was put on paid suspension pending an investigation (Bellagio v. National Labor Relations Board) or when an employee participated in a non-compulsory interview with a peer review committee (Midwest Division-MMC, LLC. v. National Labor Relations Board).

To stay informed and to better serve our clients, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo labor law attorneys keep on top of the latest statute and rule changes, whether these changes are actual, proposed, or even rumored. We also stay current on the most recent decisions from courts and administrative boards.

We don’t merely learn about new rulings — we analyze them in depth to determine how they affect our ...

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