FLRA sure has not decided whether feds can do this, but at least one federal circuit court has just decided that private sector employees can pursuant to their labor law rights as bargaining unit employees.  We are passing this news along not with any advice that federal employees of union leaders try it, but to just plant the idea that it might be possible.  Of course, feds operate in a different world than private sector employees thanks to privacy laws and classified material in a workplace, but it just might be possible to get by all that. One place to start would be to read about the new court decision in the FranczekRadelet blog posting entitled, “Second Circuit Upholds NLRB Whole Foods Decision Allowing Employee Recording in the Workplace.”

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