Fifth Circuit Holds that Confidentiality Agreement Prohibiting Disclosure of Financial and Personnel Information Violates NLRA

confidentiality-agreementOn Monday March 24, 2014 the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal affirmed the National Labor Relations Board’s decision that nonunion employer FlexFrac Logistics LLC violated the NLRA by maintaining a confidentiality policy that barred workers from discussing “personnel” or “confidential” information with anyone outside the organization.

The Fifth Circuit held that the NLRB was not unreasonable when it found that employees could construe the policy as prohibiting them from discussing their wages in violation of Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act. Continue reading “Fifth Circuit Holds that Confidentiality Agreement Prohibiting Disclosure of Financial and Personnel Information Violates NLRA”