Employee voice and protections and restraints on that voice.
Prepare PowerPoint (using two impactful slides)—table or chart, picture, drawing, etc.—discussing what employees can and cannot openly say openly about their coworkers, supervisors, and employer. Cover how the term “protected concerted activities” affects workplaces.
The audience for presentation will be new shop-floor, first-line supervisors.
Include notes underneath the slides on what you will say.
Include at least 4 additional sources to help strengthen your discussion.
Supporting Required Material
Brown, G. (April 3, 2017). What can you say? D.C. Circuit speaks on employee confidentiality.
Littler Insight. Retrieved from
Du Toit, A. (2014). Engage your employees by giving them a voice.
Gordon, P., & Appenteng, K. (Feb. 18, 2016). Workplace recording bans and the
NLRA: Are “No Recording” policies still allowed? Littler Insight.
Guerin, L. (2017). Can potential employers check your Facebook page? NOLO.
National Labor Relations Board (2017). Protected concerted activity.
Employment Law Information Network. (Browse for useful related articles.)
Huss, S. (2016). 5 beautiful benefits of giving employees a voice.
NUS Business School. (2017). Speaking up or staying quiet: Understanding employee voice behaviour [Video file].
Olmstead, K., Lampe, C., & Ellison, N. (2016). Social media and the workplace. Pew Research Center.
Zaken, M., and Totorica (Stamford), A. (2017). Second Circuit Rules on Bounds of Protected Concerted Activity. Ogletree Deakins.