Lawmaker Blasts NLRB Union Rights Posting Rule

Law360, New York (September 22, 2011, 3:45 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board's imposition of a rule requiring employers to post workplace notices informing workers of their right to unionize exceeds the agency's statutory authority, Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., told a U.S. House of Representatives committee Thursday.

“What [the NLRB] can't do through the ballot box, and what they heavens know can't get through Congress ... they're now seeking to do through administrative rule,” Gowdy said in a House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing on the board's imposition of several new rules —...
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