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NLRB Abandons Notice Posting Rule

The NLRB recently announced that it will not seek Supreme Court review of two U.S. Court of Appeals decisions invalidating the NLRB’s Notice Posting Rule. The Notice Posting Rule would have required most private sector employers to post a notice in a prominent location explaining to workers their rights to join a union and bargain collectively. Employers objected to the new rule, arguing that it forced them to display labor laws in a way that was skewed in favor of unionization.

This is good news for employers, although in its announcement, the NLRB reminded the public that the workplace poster was still available on the NLRB website and could still be displayed voluntarily by employers at their work sites.

For more information, please contact Mark McAnulty at MMcAnulty@KDDK.com or (812) 423-3183; or contact any member of the KDDK Labor and Employment Law Practice Team.

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Mark A. McAnulty

Mark A. McAnulty, an attorney at Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP, in Evansville, Indiana, practices business law and labor and employment law, and is a member of the KDDK litigation and trial services practice team. Licensed to practice in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Missouri, Mark has represented clients in administrative and judicial proceedings throughout the tri-state area. Mark counsels clients regarding hiring and disciplinary issues, as well as compliance with local, state and federal employment laws. Mark also works with clients in reviewing and drafting employment contracts, non-compete agreements, and employee handbooks; and has advised and represented employers in labor management and union avoidance matters.