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Employers Must Allow Employees to Use Employer Owned and Operated Email Systems for Union Organizing

Posted in NLRB, Union Organizing
Since 2007, as a result of the NLRB’s Register Guard decision, an employer could lawfully limit the use of its email system by employees for certain non-business related activities, assuming that it applied the rule non-discriminatorily.  On December 10, 2014, in a 3-2 decision, the NLRB reversed the old rule established in Register Guard and… Continue Reading

Notice Posting Rule Delayed Again

Posted in NLRB
The NLRB announced today that it is delaying the effective date of its notice posting rule.  This is the second delay the NLRB has announced.  This time, however, the NLRB stated that the delay was at the request of the federal judge in Washington, D.C. who will decide two of the three cases that business groups and others filed… Continue Reading

UPDATE: NLRB Delays Notice Posting Compliance Deadline

Posted in NLRB, Union Organizing
The NLRB announced today a delay in the effective date of its recently published final rule requiring the posting of a notice of employee rights under the NLRA.  Employers subject to the NLRB’s jurisdiction are now expected to have the notice posted by January 31, 2012.  The rule was previously set to take effect on November 14, 2011.  According to… Continue Reading

NLRB Final Rule Requires Employers to Post Notice of NLRA Rights

Posted in NLRB, Union Organizing
Today, the NRLB officially published a Final Rule that requires private-sector employers, both union and non-union, to post a notice in their workplaces notifying employees of their rights under the NLRA. Pursuant to the new rule, employers subject to the NLRA must “post notices to employees, in conspicuous places, informing them of their NLRA rights, together… Continue Reading