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Weingarten Rights

Know Your Weingarten Rights

The Right to Representation
If you are ever called into an interview meeting with your supervisor or manager to investigate a situation that might result in discipline, you have specific representational rights. These rights are summarized below:

These rights are called “Weingarten Rights” based on a 1975 Supreme Court decision (NLRB vs. J. Weingarten). As with all rights, if we do not use them we lose them.

This statement could save your job:

“If this discussion could in any way lead to my being disciplined or terminated I respectfully request that my delegate be present at the meeting. Without representation present, I choose not to respond to any questions or statements.”

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