Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Great Gift Idea for the HR Professional Who has Everything

The holidays are upon us, and you may be wondering: "What gift can I get for the HR professional who has everything?" Well, have I got an idea for you! Why not get him or her a shiny new "Know Your Rights" National Labor Relations Act poster?

The National Labor Relations Board issued a press release explaining that:
The National Labor Relations Board has submitted to the Federal Register a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which provides for a 60-day comment period. The rule would require employers to notify employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act . . . . Private-sector employers (including labor organizations) whose workplaces fall under the NLRA would be required to post the employee rights notice where other workplace notices are typically posted.
(Click here for full press release). As the Release notes, there are already required posters for the FLSA, Title VII, ADEA, OSHA, ADA, FMLA, and "other workplace laws"... not to mention state law posting requirements. Better make some more room on that wall!

If you're an employer and you don't do this already, it might be time to start looking into compliance via electronic posting.

Posted by Philip Miles, an attorney with McQuaide Blasko in State College, Pennsylvania in the firm's civil litigation and labor and employment law practice groups.