Report: Menards Violated Federal Labor Laws
Wisconsin’s Menard Inc. has violating federal labor law in how the company treats its employees, a report by the National Labor Relations Board concluded. The NLRB said that Menards has improperly required employees to sign mandatory arbitration agreements and withheld pay raises from workers engaged in protective activities, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Read the full story here.
The agency found that Menards has been improperly requiring employees to sign mandatory-arbitration agreements. NLRB staff also found that the home improvement chain has withheld pay raises for workers engaged in protected activities, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
Read the full story here.
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