MN Employment Law Report

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Monthly Archives: December 2011

NLRB Delays Notice Posting Requirement (Again)

Posted in Labor Law, NLRB
On December 23, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board announced that it is delaying implementation of its new rule which requires employers to post a notice of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act.  The rule was scheduled to take effect on January 31, 2012.  The new effective date of the posting requirement is … Continue Reading

Labor Board Adopts Procedural Changes for Handling Representation Cases

Posted in Labor Law, NLRB
On December 22, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board announced that it is making certain changes to its procedures for processing representation cases.  Although the new procedures are primarily addressed to cases in which the parties are unable to reach an election agreement, the changes are significant for all such cases. The new procedures are … Continue Reading

Government Proposes Huge Changes For Federal Contractors and Disabled Individuals

Posted in Discrimination, Recent Legislation
On Friday December 9, 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) published Proposed Regulations that may dramatically change federal contractors’ and subcontractors’ obligations regarding disabled applicants and employees.  Public comments on the proposed regulations are due by February 7, 2012. Currently, certain federal contractors and subcontractors must maintain affirmative … Continue Reading