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NLRB Says You Can Hold Your Horses…at Least Until January 31, 2012

Posted on: October 11th, 2011 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR DirectLink Service, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, Our Blog

hold your horses image courtesy of examiner.comRemember when we told back in September that you better make a little room on your company notice boards by November 14th for the new employee rights notice that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) made as a requirement? Well, now the NLRB is apparently saying, “Umm, not so fast.”

In a recent news release, the Board announced that the posting of employee rights notices would now be required as of Jan. 31, 2012 instead. The reason given for the postponement of the deadline was to allow for further education and outreach. It seems the business community’s outcry of frustration was heard:

“The decision to extend the rollout period followed queries from businesses and trade organizations indicating uncertainty about which businesses fall under the Board’s jurisdiction, and was made in the interest of ensuring broad voluntary compliance. No other changes in the rule, or in the form or content of the notice, will be made.”

What exactly constitutes the private sector employers who must comply with the new ruling will hopefully be clarified by the beginning of the new year. Failure to post the notice after that will be deemed an unfair labor practice and can be viewed as a reason to extend the statute of limitations for filing unfair labor practice charges. The exact form is not yet available, but copies of the notice will be provided,  free of charge, through NLRB regional offices and will be downloadable from their website by the time the ruling finally goes into effect. Translated versions will be available as well, and must be posted at workplaces where at least 20% of employees are not proficient in English.

Certain exclusions will most likely apply, so check with your NLRB regional offices or your hireVision account specialist if you have any questions.

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