NLRB to Require Employers to Post Workers’ Rights
The National Labor Relations Board proposed a new rule this month that would require businesses to inform employees of their workplace rights under the National Labor Relations Act.
In a statement the Board says that many employees protected by the National Labor Relations Act are unaware of their rights, and it hopes this action will increase awareness of their rights on the job.
Under the proposed rule, employers will be required to post workers’ rights notices in a public place – just as they do with minimum wage, safety and anti-discrimination laws.
The NLRB says the notices would inform workers that they have:
A similar regulation was recetly finalized for federal contractors. The rule will not take effect for at least 60 days while the board accepts public comments.
Says IBEW International President Edwin D. Hill:
Click here for a fact sheet on the proposed rule.