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What’s the background on the NLRB’s rule requiring a new union-rights poster?

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in Employment Law,Human Resources

Q. What is the new National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rule regarding notifying employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act?

A. Under the new rule, employers subject to the Na­tional Labor Relations Act (NLRA)—which covers virtually every private employer—are required to post a notice to employees describing their rights under the NLRA.

The poster explains employees’ rights to “organize and bargain collectively with their employers, and to engage in other protected concerted activity or to refrain from engaging in any of the above activity.”

It also provides a comprehensive list of employer and union conduct prohibited by the NLRA.

The notice advises employees to contact the NLRB if they believe their rights have been violated.

It informs employees that the NLRB may order an employer to rehire a worker fired in violation of the law and to pay lost wages and benefits, and may order an employer or union ...(register to read more)

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Thomas Murphy December 18, 2011 at 8:34 am

Stop being such a bunch of cry babies. Print out the poster from the web site, pin it up where it can be seen and shut up. Don’t act like you have had your “freedon” stolen. I did this poster weeks ago and it took about thirty seconds from start to finish. The workers want to be treated fairly and they deserve it.

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