NLRB Poster Rule Delayed. Again. (New date: April 30, 2012)

Are you keeping up? On December 27, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board announced that it was delaying yet again the implementation of its rule requiring covered employers to post notice of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act. For your reference, here’s a roundup of legal updates on the latest postponement:

NLRB Postpones Effective Date of Rights Poster to April 30, 2012 (Pullman & Comley, LLC)

“The NLRB today announced that it is postponing the effective date of the notice for all employers to post. Employers were previously told that January 31, 2012 was the date. The new date, however, will be April 30, 2012.” Read more»

NLRB Poster Requirement Delayed Until April 30, 2012 (Fisher & Phillips LLP)

“Because of the pressure of legal actions challenging the new rule, the implementation date was first pushed back from November 9 to January 31… Now the date has been pushed back again, for the same reason. According to the Board’s press release this will ‘facilitate the resolution of … legal challenges.’” Read more»

NLRB Delays Notice Posting…Again (Akerman Senterfitt)

“The Board stated that its decision was made at the request of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, which is considering legal challenges to the constitutionality of the rule… In addition to the Washington, DC case, a lawsuit was filed against the Board in the United States District Court for South Carolina.” Read more»

NLRB Postpones Effective Date of Notice Posting Rule (Ford & Harrison LLP)

“The Board’s rule requires employers covered by the NLRA to post this notice ‘in conspicuous places where [it] is readily seen by employees, including all places where notices to employees concerning personnel rules or policies are customarily posted.’ The notice requirement does not apply to employers who are not covered by the NLRA, including, among others, any person subject to the Railway Labor Act, as well as entities over whom the Board has been found not to have jurisdiction or over which the Board has chosen not to assert jurisdiction.” Read more»

NLRB Notice Requirement: Postponed (again) to April 30, 2012 (Davis Wright Tremaine LLP)

“Prior to the postponement, the NLRB made copies of the poster available on its website in English, Spanish, Amharic, Farsi, Hindi, Korean, Pashto, Vietnamese and Urdu. Further, the NLRB provided answers to an extensive list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the posting requirement.” Read more»

NLRB Postpones Notice Posting Effective Date to April 30, 2012 (Franczek Radelet P.C.)

“As a result of the NLRB’s action, employers who are covered by the NLRA have more time to consider their options for responding to the notice posting requirement if it survives several pending legal and legislative challenges.” Read more»

NLRB postpones new posting requirements … again (McAfee & Taft)

NLRB Again Postpones Employee Notice Rule’s Effective Date (McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC)


See also:

NLRB Poster Rule Delayed: Legal Update FYI

NLRB Poster Rule: Taken Down Before It Goes Up?

Private Employers Must Post Notice of Employee Rights – NLRB Final Rule


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