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Posting Notices of Employee Rights

The following is a communication forwarded from the National Labor Relations Board regarding the posting of employee rights:
As you may know, as of January 31, 2012, most private sector employers must post a notice of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act at their worksites.  Employers must also provide a link to the notice from their internal or external website if they routinely use the site to inform employees of personnel rules or policies. The 11-by-17-inch NLRB notice is free and can be downloaded and printed in multiple languages from the National Labor Relations Board’s website at http://www.nlrb.gov/poster or ordered by mail by filling out a form at the web address or by calling 202-273-0064. In addition, the requirement may be satisfied by purchasing an all-in-one poster from a commercial vendor.
The Agency believes that the notice will help employees and employers better understand the law and avoid misunderstandings. It is similar to other workplace postings that describe workers’ rights to a minimum wage, to a safe workplace, and to freedom from certain types of discrimination. Federal contractors are already required to post a notice of NLRA rights, and that posting will also satisfy this requirement. We hope you will consider informing others of this new requirement through an email alert, a mention in a newsletter, or a link on your website.
For further details about the posting and the NLRB’s jurisdiction, please see our question-and-answer section here: http://www.nlrb.gov/faq/poster.
Questions can be directed to us at poster@nlrb.gov.
Representatives are also available to present information and answer questions in person through this link: www.nlrb.gov/who-we-are/requestspeaker, or by contacting me directly at the email address or telephone number set forth below.
Feel free to contact us for further information about the Notice Posting or about employer and employee rights and obligations under the NLRA in general.
Olga Austin
National Labor Relations Board Region 28 – Phoenix
2600 North Central Avenue, Suite 1800
Phoenix, AZ 85004
olga.austin@nlrb.gov | 602-640-2162