by Erin Sylvester Torcello and Margo Ferrandino, Esqs., Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Here are two important developments in employment law you should know about.
NLRB requires new union rights poster
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled that private-sector employers must post a notice advising employees of their right to join a union and of their other rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The posters must go up by Jan. 31, 2012.
The original implementation date for the notice-posting rule was Nov. 14. The NLRB pushed it back by more than two months in order to allow for enhanced education and outreach to employers. Two lawsuits to stop the requirements are pending.
The poster measures 11-by-17 inches, and details employees’ rights under the NLRA. It also provides information on how to contact the NLRB should an employee believe an employer has violated the NLRA.
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