On December 23, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) announced that it was postponing the effective date of its employee rights notice-posting rule from January 31 to April 30.  This is the second postponement of the rule which was initially to go into effect on November 14, 2010. Several employer groups have filed lawsuits challenging the authority of the Board to require a poster and impose penalties for non-compliance.  The Board stated that it was postponing the effective date “at the request of the federal court in Washington, DC hearing a challenge regarding the rule.”

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