4th Circ. Strikes Down NLRB Union Poster Rule

Law360, New York (June 14, 2013, 12:56 PM EDT) -- The Fourth Circuit ruled Friday that the National Labor Relations Board lacked the authority to issue a rule requiring businesses to hang posters informing workers of their right to unionize, saying the board's proper role is to be reactive in addressing charges and conducting elections upon request.    

The three-judge panel's ruling, which affirmed a win for the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who challenged the rule in court, marks the second time an appeals court has invalidated the rule, which...
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