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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Files Suit to Block The NLRB's New Notice Posting Rule

According to a press release issued by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, it and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, on September 20, 2011, filed a lawsuit against the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) challenging the NLRB's new rule requiring businesses to post notices explaining employees'...

Those Things Raised up on Your Back…Those Are Hackles

by Rodney Bean We all have known for years that the leadership of federal and state agencies are packed with appointees from the political party in power. But never have those agencies seemed so philosophically bent or brazen as they do now. We have all read about or experienced first-hand the...

Babst Calland Employment Bulletin -- October 2011

Keeping You Up to Date with the Latest Employment and Labor News Notice Posting Requirement Delayed by the National Labor Relations Board On October 5, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board ("the Board") announced that it is postponing the implementation date of its Notice posting...

The NLRB Poster Much Ado About Nothing or a Sea Change in Employee Relations?

By: Mike DeCamps As has been widely reported, The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a final rule on August 25, 2011 requiring all employers subject to the NLRB jurisdictional standards to post an 11 x 17 notice form describing employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act. The...

Foley & Lardner Labor and Employment Law Weekly Update (Week of January 9, 2012)

Potty Mouth Employee Loses Protection Written by: Michael C. Lueder The NLRB ruled that it was unlawful for Plaza Auto Center to fire car salesman Nick Aguirre after he swore at the company's owner ( http://tinyurl.com/7cfy2dz ). Mr. Aguirre had only worked at the car dealership for two months...

Federal Court Upholds NLRB Posting Requirement

In January 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) promulgated a rule requiring private employers to post a notice informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) . The rule required that the notice be posted in a "conspicuous place" and provided...

Don’t Post Those New NLRB Notices—Finally

On Monday, I reported that a South Carolina federal court had invalidated the NLRB's attempt to force employers to post a statement of employees' rights under the National Labor Relations Act. I cautioned that until you heard otherwise, employers should assume that April 30 was still a go...