EMPLOYER INTERFERENCE, RESTRAINT, COERCION; DEFENSES – Discontinuance of Illegal Activity; Retraction; Repudiation; Public Disavowal
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409.03000 – Discontinuance of Illegal Activity; Retraction; Repudiation; Public Disavowal
Under the Board’s retraction doctrine, an effective retraction must be: (1) timely; (2) unambiguous; (3) specific in nature to the coercive conduct; (4) free from other illegal conduct; (5) adequately publicized to the affected employees; (6) not followed by other illegal conduct; and (7) accompanied by assurances that the employer will not interfere with their protected rights in the future.