Presidential Determination No. 2009-15 of January 27, 2009(from thefederalregister.com)
Unexpected Urgent Refugee and Migration Needs Related To Gaza
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962 (the "Act"), as amended (22 U.S.C. 2601), I hereby determine, pursuant to section 2(c)(1) of the Act, that it is important to the national interest to furnish assistance under the Act in an amount not to exceed $20.3 million from the United States Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund for the purpose of meeting unexpected and urgent refugee and migration needs, including by contributions to international, governmental, and nongovernmental organizations and payment of administrative expenses of Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration of the Department of State, related to humanitarian needs of Palestinian refugees and conflict victims in Gaza.
You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
1. They cannot tell employees that management will fire or punish employees if they engage in union activity.(from pennanurses.org)
2. They cannot lay off or discharge an employees for union activity.
3. They cannot bar employees' union representatives from signing union petitions during non-working hours.
4. They cannot bar employees from discussing the union during working hours (in non-patient areas) provided it does not interfere with patient care.
5. They cannot ask employees about confidential union matters, meetings, etc.
6. They cannot ask employees about the union representatives.
7. They cannot ask employees how they intend to vote.
8. They cannot ask employees whether or not they belong to a union or have signed a petition for a union.
9. They cannot, by the nature of the work assignment, create conditions intended to get rid of an employee because of his/her union activity.
10. They cannot threaten employees or coerce them in any way in an attempt to influence their vote.
11. They cannot tell employees that existing benefits will be discontinued if the facility is unionized.
12. They cannot say unionization will force management to lay off staff.
13. They cannot say unionization will take away benefits and privileges presently in effect.
14. They cannot promise employees promotions, raises or other benefits if they get out of the union or refrain from joining it.