National Labor Relations Act
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The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 guarantees the right of private-sector employees with protecting their personal information when it's examined in the testifying.
For more information: https://www.nlrb.gov/guidance/key-reference-materials/national-labor-relations-act
Text of the law
SEC. 11 . Surveillance, Disclosure
For the purpose of all hearings and investigations, which, are necessary and proper for the exercise of the powers vested in it by section 9 and section 10-
(1) The Board, or its duly authorized agents or agencies, shall at all reasonable times have access to, for the purpose of examination, and the right to copy any evidence of any person being investigated or proceeded against that relates to any matter under investigation or in question. Any member of the Board shall have power to issue subpenas requiring the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of any evidence that relates to any matter under investigation or in question, before the Board, its member, agent, or agency or any agent or agency designated by the Board for such purposes, may administer oaths and affirmations, examine witnesses, and receive evidence. Such attendance of witnesses and the production of such evidence may be required from any place in the United States or any Territory or possession thereof, at any designated place of hearing.
(2) In case of contumacy or refusal to obey a subpena issued to fusal to obey subpena any person, any District Court of the United States or the United States courts of any Territory or possession, or the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, within the jurisdiction of which the inquiry is carried on or within the jurisdiction of which said person guilty of contumacy or refusal to obey is found or resides or transacts business, upon application by the Board shall have jurisdiction to issue to such person an order requiring such person to appear before the Board, its member, agent, or agency, there to produce evidence if so ordered, or there to give testimony touching the matter under investigation or in question and any failure to obey such order of the court may be punished by said court as a contempt thereof.
(3) No person shall be excused from attending and testifying or from producing books, records, correspondence, documents, or other vidence in obedience to the subpena of the Board, on the around that the testimony or evidence required of him may tend to incriminate him or subject him to a penalty or forfeiture ; but no individual shall be prosecuted or subjected to any penalty or forfeiture for or on account of any transaction, matter, or thing concerning Personal immunity . which he is compelled, after having claimed his privilege against self-incrimination, to testify or produce evidence, except that such individual so testifying shall not be exempt from prosecution and punishment for perjury committed in so testifying .
(4) Complaints, orders, and other process and papers of the Board, its member, agent, or agency, may be served either personally or by registered mail or by telegraph or by leaving a copy thereof at the principal office or place of business of the person required to be served. The verified return by the individual so serving the same setting forth the manner of such service shall be proof of the same, and the return post office receipt or telegraph receipt therefor when registered and mailed or telegraphed as aforesaid shall be proof of witness fees, etc . service of the same . Witnesses summoned before the Board, its member, agent, or agency, shall be paid the same fees and mileage that are paid witnesses in the courts of the United States, and witnesses whose depositions are taken and the persons taking the same shall severally be entitled to the same fees as are paid for like services in the courts of the United States. Communication, Criminal "Personal#list" contains a listed "#" character as part of the property label and has therefore been classified as invalid.
(5) All process of any court to which application may be made under this Act may be served in the judicial district wherein the defendant or other person required to be served resides or may be found.
(6) The several departments and agencies of the Government, to assist when directed by the President, shall furnish the Board, upon its request, all records, papers, and information in their possession relating to any matter before the Board.
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