Babst Calland Employment Bulletin – September 2011

Keeping You Up to Date with the Latest Employment and Labor News New Federal Posting Requirement: Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act As of November 14, 2011, all employers subject to the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA") must post a notice in a conspicuous...

DC Circuit Invalidates NLRB Notice Rule on Free Speech Grounds

On May 7, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down the National Labor Review Board's ("NLRB") notice rule, which requires employers under its jurisdiction to display posters notifying employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations...

DC Circuit Strikes Down NLRB Poster Requirement

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals took another shot at President Obama's NLRB yesterday in Nat'l Ass'n of Mfrs. v. NLRB (opinion here) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ]. The Court vacated the NLRB's poster requirement, primarily under s 8...

NLRB Abandons Fight Over Mandatory Workplace Poster Rule

by Christopher Collins and Ryan Duffy For over two years, the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) fought to require employers to post in their workplaces a notice of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). Those efforts met with stiff opposition...