Weingarten Quiz

1.Weingarten rights provide for an employee, upon request, to have union representation for any meeting with a supervisor?
True
False

2. In order to exercise one’s Weingarten rights, the employee must initiate the request for representation at disciplinary investigatory interviews?
True
False

3. A Floor Representative who attends an investigatory interview is not allowed to speak or participate in any way.
True
False

4. When a nurse supervisor presents a disciplinary warning or suspension to a staff nurse, Weingarten representation rights do not apply.
True
False

5. Once an investigatory interview begins, it is too late to request union representation.
True
False

6. Weingarten rights apply during telephone investigatory interviews.
True
False

7. Weingarten rights apply to employee locker searches at the worksite.
True
False

8. A nurse has a right to insist on having an attorney present at an investigatory interview.
True
False

9. The Floor Representative at an investigatory interview has no right to be informed by management about the subject matter of the meeting nor about the misconduct being investigated.
True
False

10. Weingarten rights have been in place since the National Labor Relations Act was implemented in 1935.
True
False

11. An employee who requests union representation during an investigatory interview and is denied such by the employer does not have to participate in that interview.
True
False

12. It is always fairly clear when an employee should request their Weingarten rights for Union representation.
True
False

13. Union Floor Representatives are not entitled to union representation during investigatory interviews because of their union office.
True
False

14. Polygraph tests are not covered by Weingarten rights.
True
False

15. A nurse who is being interviewed about potential medicine theft involving another nurse is not entitled to union representation.
True
False

16. The employee has the right to have the Floor Representative of his/her own choice at the meeting.
True
False

17. Weingarten rights apply to group meetings when management confronts more than one employee at a time.
True
False

18. The Floor Representative should advise the employee being questioned to be as evasive and as non-participatory as possible during the meeting.
True
False