1/4/12 - The National Labor Relations Board has agreed to
postpone the effective date of its employee rights notice-posting rule
at the request of the federal court in Washington, DC hearing a legal
challenge regarding the rule. The Board's ruling states that it has
determined that postponing the effective date of the rule would
facilitate the resolution of the legal challenges that have been filed
with respect to the rule. The new implementation date is April 30, 2012.
The Federal and State government require that employers post many
items by the time clock, provide access to those items on their intranet
or otherwise make sure that employees receive a copy of certain kinds
of information relating to the applicability of employment laws.
To add to your wallpaper, the National Labor Relations Board has
issued a rule which requires that almost all private sector employers
post a notice on or before January 31, 2012 informing
employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act. This
applies to your business, even if you are not a unionized employer.
Statements issued by the NLRB also state "employers must also provide a
link to the notice from their internal or external website, they
routinely use the site to inform employees of personnel rules or
A full list of exclusions and who needs to post or who may be exempt from posting can be found at www.nlrb.gov/faq/poster.
You will also be able to obtain a free printable copy of the poster.
Just make sure you print the correct size (11x17). A list of the
combined Iowa and Federal requirements for posting are also available
for your reference.