Month: December 2010

NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD PROPOSES NEW POSTING RULE

          The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) just announced a proposed rule requiring businesses to post notices in break rooms to inform employees of their right to bargain collectively, distribute union literature or engage in other union activities without reprisal.  The purpose of the postings, according to the NLRB, would be to increase knowledge of …

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NEW YORK STATE DOMESTIC WORKERS BILL OF RIGHTS

          New York State Governor David Paterson signed the “Domestic Workers Bill of Rights” in late August, 2010.  The law took effect on November 29, 2010.          Under the law, a protected domestic worker is defined as a “person employed in a home or residence for the purpose of caring for a child, serving as …

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