NLRB Rules Home Depot Can’t Control Uniform Messages

Home Depot has had a rough year. Last June, the company had to pay $72.5 million to compensate employees who were done working but had to wait for a manager to unlock the doors. And now? The National Labor Relations Board ruled that they had to allow an employee to write “BLM” (for Black Lives Matter) on his uniform.

Home Depot argued that they should be able to control employee uniforms, but the NLRB ruled that writing BLM on a uniform was a “concerted activity.” Here’s what this means and how it affects your business.

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2 thoughts on “NLRB Rules Home Depot Can’t Control Uniform Messages

  1. This article is confusing but I guess in terms of the Home Depot employee uniform there’s a bit of leeway because the only uniform is an unreturnable apron and the rest of the clothing is the employees’ personal choice, hence the reason why they can’t deny wearing signage or marked clothing with personal preferences.

  2. Huh, that is definitely a pickle for everyone. Not sure how employers can handle that. Can’t have employees walking around with signs saying they hate their boss and serving customers. Or I would have thought that was the case…

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