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NLRB Extends Employer Notice Posting Deadline to 2012

By:  Kara M. Maciel

On August 25, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) adopted a final rule to require all employers to post a notice of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). The required posting provides information to employees about the right to organize a union, bargain collectively, and engage in protected concerted activity – as well as the right to refrain from such activity. Significantly, this posting requirement is required for all hospitality employers – large and small — regardless of whether your operations are unionized or not.

Now, the NLRB has postponed the deadline to post the notice from November 18, 2011 to January 31, 2012.  The NLRB stated the extension was “in order to allow for enhanced education and outreach to employers, particularly those who operate small and medium sized businesses.”   A copy of the notice is now available on the NLRB’s website .

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