Bowing to pressure, WeWork tells workers they can co-unionize National Labor Relations Board argued parts of the 22-page handbook were unlawful
WeWork space in Brooklyn Heights (credit: WeWork) and Adam Neumann
It doesn t always have to be a labor of love at WeWork. The co-working giant settled a dispute with the National Labor Relations Board late last week, agreeing to inform workers that they have the right to form a union and discuss wages.
The labor relations board said in August that WeWork’s policies, laid out in its 22-page employee handbook, unlawfully banned workers from discussing wages and unionizing. In one section, titled “Do the right thing,” employees were to ask themselves “how would I feel if it made headlines in news outlets,” when determining if their behavior was appropriate. The NLRB also grumbled about a section called “outside activities,” in which employees were told not爱上海同城论坛