Fed Reps: Know Your Weingarten Rights!

Do You Know Your Weingarten Rights?

As an employee represented by a union, it’s imperative that you understand one of your fundamental rights.  In 1975, the United States Supreme Court in the case of NLRB v. J. Weingarten, Inc. ruled that employees have a right to union representation at investigatory interviews or disciplinary meetings. This protection has become known as “Weingarten Rights”. These rights have to be claimed by the employee. Administrators have no obligation to inform you of your rights.