Groups Ask Court To Nix NLRB Union Rights Posting Rule

Law360, New York (October 26, 2011, 8:14 PM EDT) -- Business groups challenging the National Labor Relations Board's employee rights posting rule moved for a quick win in federal court Wednesday, arguing the board lacks the authority to issue the rule and is trampling their First Amendment rights.

The groups, which brought separate cases that were consolidated in Washington federal court on Oct. 4, filed motions for summary judgment seeking to have the rule declared unlawful, and the NLRB enjoined from implementing and enforcing it. The rule had been slated to take effect on Nov. 14,...
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