Federal Court affirms that federal contractors have to inform workers of unionization rights

Back on May 20, 2010, the USDOL issued a final regulation implementing Executive Order 13496, which requires non-exempt federal contractors and subcontractors to post a notice informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act. That final regulation was challenged by some trade groups of contractors saying that the poster infringed on employers’ …

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Indiana Supreme Court Upholds “Right-to-Work” Legislation: A signal to other states?

I just held a class on Labor Law and one of the concepts we discussed was “right –to-work”. Many people confuse “right-to-work” with “employment-at-will.” Simply put, EAW is a common law concept that says that employers and employees both have a right to terminate their working relationship at any time for any reason, as long …

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NLRB Delays Required Posting (Again)

As I and others predicted the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) announced that it has again postponed implementation of its published rule requiring private sector employers subject to the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) to post an official notice informing employees of their rights under the NLRA, and penalizing employers for non-compliance. So I certainly hope …

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