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Lechmere: The Employer's "Right" to Keep Employees Isolated and Uninformed

Ellen Dannin and Ann C Hodges Truthout
In the Lechmere case, the Supreme Court rejected the clear language of the NLRA and Congress' intent by judicially amending the NLRA to limit the definition of employee to "an employee of an employer." In doing so, the court gave greater weight to the employer's property rights, which are nowhere mentioned in the NLRA, than to the clearly protected rights of the employees to join together.
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