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Labor & Collective Bargaining

Federal Court Panel Hears Arguments on NLRB Workers’ Rights Posting Requirement

A hearing before a panel of federal appeals court judges is the latest development on the issue of whether the National Labor Relations Board has authority to require all employers covered by the National Labor Relations Act to post a notice informing employees of their right to organize, providing contact information for the NLRB, and describing basic enforcement procedures.  The D.C. Circuit panel on September 11, 2012, heard business groups argue that the NLRB exceeded its authority by issuing a final rule on “Notification of Employee Rights under the National Labor Relations Act” on August 25, 2011. National Association of Manufacturers v. NLRB, No. 12-5068.

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