Case Study: Issue: Wagner Act, Wrongful Termination Act

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Case StudyManagement of ABC, Inc. has noticed signs of low productivity on its assembly line and suspects an alarming incidence of after work hours drug abuse among its employees which may be contributing to lower productivity and low morale. Management also suspects that the most drug usage is occuring among employees on the assembly line who have been actively engaged in seeking to unionize the company.In view of the foregoing circumstances, ABC's management in considering implementation of drug testing program as a condition of continuing employment and the adoption of modifications to its personnel handbook to make clear that all of its employees are empoyed on an "at wil basis".Conclusion-ABC Inc. violates the Wagner Act, which gives employees the right to unionize. Without proof of drug use managment created a policy to discriminate against the assembly line, who just so happened to be the ones who were actively engaged in starting the union. ABC Inc contention that th...

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