PARTIES; DEFINITIONS; WHO IS AN EMPLOYER? – Agents (See also 1400)
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201.02000 – Agents (See also 1400)
Apparent authority requires a showing of facts to indicate that the actions of the employer created a reasonable basis for employees to believe that employer authorized employee to act on its behalf. The mere fact that lead worker had authority to perform some supervisory duties was insufficient to establish that lead worker had apparent authority to act on behalf of the employer in circulating a petition seeking to restrict union’s access to bargaining unit employees.