New NLRB rule for businesses announced just before Labor Day

2011-09-04T14:00:00Z New NLRB rule for businesses announced just before Labor DayBy David Wichner, Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
September 04, 2011 2:00 pm  • 

Beginning in mid-November, most private U.S. employers will have to tack another poster on their employee bulletin boards: a notice spelling out workers’ union rights.

The requirement — part of a flurry of pro-union rulings by the National Labor Relations Board last week — applies to all employers under NLRB jurisdiction, which excludes agricultural, railroad and airline employers.

The new NLRB poster, similar to one which has been required for federal contractors since mid-2010, spells out workers’ rights to form or join labor unions, picket and strike, and bargain collectively without facing retaliation.

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