D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has stopped the National Labor Relations
Board (NLRB) from enforcing the new notice-posting rule that was
scheduled to take effect on April 30, 2012.
rule would have required employers to post a new notice informing
employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA),
and to do so in a conspicuous place. Failure to post the notice could
have been considered an unfair labor practice by the NLRB.
of the rule is suspended while the court determines whether the Board
does in fact have the authority to require employers to post the new
notice. So you can put those new NLRB posters aside - for now. We’ll
keep you informed about how the court rules.