Well, not everything from the Obama National Labor Relations Board is a lump of coal this year.

Thanks to lawsuits filed against the NLRB’s for its mandate on employers to post union rights posters, the NLRB is postponing the requirement to post until April 30, 2012.

The National Labor Relations Board has agreed to postpone the effective date of its employee rights notice-posting rule at the request of the federal court in Washington, DC hearing a legal challenge regarding the rule. The Board’s ruling states that it has determined that postponing the effective date of the rule would facilitate the resolution of the legal challenges that have been filed with respect to the rule. The new implementation date is April 30, 2012.

Most private sector employers will be required to post the 11-by-17-inch notice on the new implementation date of April 30. The notice is available at no cost from the NLRB through its website, www.nlrb.gov, which has additional information on posting requirements and NLRB jurisdiction.

To review the posters, you can go here.



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