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NLRB Yet Again Delays Posting of Required Poster

The effective date is quickly approaching for the National Labor Relations Board's rule requiring private sector employers (whether unionized or union-free) subject to the National Labor Relations Act to post a notice designed to inform employees of their rights under that act, including their right to unionize and bargain collectively. The rule was originally to go into effect on November 14, 2011, but after facing mounting criticism as well as lawsuits filed by the National Association of Manufacturers, the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace, the National Right to Work Legal Defense and Education Foundation, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the National Federation of Independent Business, arguing that the NLRB has overstepped its statutory authority, the Board subsequently pushed back the effective date to January 31, 2012 and then to April 30, 2012.

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