On April 17, 2012, in response to an emergency motion, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued an injunction blocking the National Labor Relations Board from implementing its notice posting rule, which was set to go into effect at the end of the month. The D.C. Circuit’s order follows on the heels of a South Carolina opinion striking the posting rule as beyond the scope of the Board’s authority.
As a result of the court’s injunction, employers are relieved from having to comply with the notice posting rule until the conclusion of the appeal. While the appeal is on an expedited schedule, a decision is not expected until September 2012 at the earliest.
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