NLRB Battles For Union Rights Posters In Court

Law360, Washington (December 19, 2011, 6:49 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board went to bat Monday to defend a rule it issued earlier this year requiring employers to post a sign informing employees of their right to unionize, which has come under fire from business groups and Republican legislators.

The National Association of Manufacturers and several other business groups have filed challenges, now consolidated in Washington federal court, alleging the rule is unconstitutional and exceeds the bounds of the board's authority.

The National Labor Relations Act does not explicitly deny the board the...
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