A federal appeals court has stopped a National Labor Relations Board rule requiring many businesses to hang posters informing employees of their union-organizing rights.
A federal appeals court has blocked
a National Labor Relations Board rule requiring many businesses to hang
posters informing employees of union-organizing rights.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the
District of Columbia issued a temporary injunction Tuesday. The ruling follows that of a South Carolina federal judge who earlier
ruled that the NLRB had exceeded its authority with the mandate.
The Associated Builders and
Contractors, one of the many business groups that have filed lawsuits to stop
the regulation, cheered the decision.
“For the last several months, ABC has vigorously fought
NLRB’s politically motivated policies that threaten to paralyze the construction
industry in order to benefit the special interests of politically powerful
unions,” said Geoff Burr, the association’s vice president of federal affairs.
“The NLRB’s notice posting rule is a perfect example of how the pro-union board
has abandoned its role as a neutral enforcer and arbiter of labor law.”
The rule was to have taken effect
Court blocks NLRB poster rule
April 18, 2012