Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act, 82133 [2011-33571]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2011 / Rules and Regulations Paperwork Reduction Act These rules are not subject to Section 3504(h) of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501) since they do not contain any new information collection requirements. Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act Because these rules relate to Agency procedure and practice and merely modify the Agency’s internal processing of ballots in representation cases, the Board has determined that the Congressional review provisions of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (5 U.S.C. 801) do not apply. List of Subjects in 29 CFR Part 102 Administrative practice and procedure; Labor-management relations. Accordingly, the Board amends 29 CFR part 102 as follows: PART 102—RULES AND REGULATIONS, SERIES 8 1. 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To the extent practicable, all representation cases should continue to be processed and the appropriate certification should be issued by the Regional Director notwithstanding the pendency of a request for review, subject to revision or revocation by the Board pursuant to a request for review filed in accordance with this subpart. Signed in Washington, DC, on December 28, 2011. Mark Gaston Pearce, Chairman. [FR Doc. 2011–33668 Filed 12–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:50 Dec 29, 2011 Jkt 226001 NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 29 CFR Part 104 RIN 3142–AA07 Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act AGENCY: National Labor Relations Board. ACTION: Final rule; delay of effective date. On August 30, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (Board) published a final rule requiring employers, including labor organizations in their capacity as employers, subject to the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to post notices informing their employees of their rights as employees under the NLRA. (76 FR 54006, August 30, 2011.) On October 12, 2011, the Board amended that rule to delay the effective date from November 14, 2011, to January 31, 2012. (76 FR 63188, October 12, 2011.) The Board hereby further amends that rule to delay the effective date from January 31, 2012, to April 30, 2012. The purpose of this amendment is to facilitate the resolution of the legal challenges with respect to the rule. DATES: This amendment is effective December 30, 2011. The effective date of the final rule published at 76 FR 54006, August 30, 2011, and amended at 76 FR 63188, October 12, 2011, is delayed from January 31, 2012 to April 30, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lester A. Heltzer, Executive Secretary, National Labor Relations Board, 1099 14th Street NW., Washington, DC 20570, (202) 273–1067 (this is not a toll-free number), 1–(866) 315–6572 (TTY/TDD). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 30, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board published a final rule requiring employers, including labor organizations in their capacity as employers, subject to the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to post notices informing their employees of their rights as employees under the NLRA. The Board subsequently determined that in the interest of ensuring broad voluntary compliance with the rule concerning notification of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act, further public education and outreach efforts would be helpful. Accordingly, the Board changed the effective date of the rule from November 14, 2011, to January 31, 2012, in order to allow time for such an education and outreach effort. On December 19, 2011, the U.S. District Court for the District of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 82133 Columbia requested that the Board consider postponing the effective date of the rule in connection with a pending proceeding concerning the rule. The Board has determined that postponing the effective date of the rule would facilitate the resolution of the legal challenges that have been filed with respect to the rule. Accordingly, the Board has decided to change the effective date of the rule from January 31, 2012 to April 30, 2012. Signed in Washington, DC, on December 23, 2011. Mark Gaston Pearce, Chairman. [FR Doc. 2011–33571 Filed 12–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7545–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R09–OAR–2011–0638; FRL–9612–8] Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; California; Determinations of Failure To Attain the One-Hour Ozone Standard Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: The EPA is taking final action to determine that three areas in California, previously designated nonattainment for the now-revoked onehour ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS), did not attain that standard by their applicable attainment dates: the Los Angeles-South Coast Air Basin Area (‘‘South Coast’’), the San Joaquin Valley Area (‘‘San Joaquin Valley’’), and the Southeast Desert Modified Air Quality Maintenance Area (‘‘Southeast Desert’’). These determinations are based on three years of quality-assured and certified ambient air quality monitoring data for the period preceding the applicable attainment deadline. DATES: Effective Date: This rule is effective on January 30, 2012. ADDRESSES: EPA has established docket number EPA–R09–OAR–2011–0638 for this action. The index to the docket is available electronically at www.regulations.gov and in hard copy at EPA Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California. 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NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD

29 CFR Part 104

RIN 3142-AA07


Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor 
Relations Act

AGENCY: National Labor Relations Board.

ACTION: Final rule; delay of effective date.

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SUMMARY: On August 30, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (Board) 
published a final rule requiring employers, including labor 
organizations in their capacity as employers, subject to the National 
Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to post notices informing their employees of 
their rights as employees under the NLRA. (76 FR 54006, August 30, 
2011.) On October 12, 2011, the Board amended that rule to delay the 
effective date from November 14, 2011, to January 31, 2012. (76 FR 
63188, October 12, 2011.) The Board hereby further amends that rule to 
delay the effective date from January 31, 2012, to April 30, 2012. The 
purpose of this amendment is to facilitate the resolution of the legal 
challenges with respect to the rule.

DATES: This amendment is effective December 30, 2011. The effective 
date of the final rule published at 76 FR 54006, August 30, 2011, and 
amended at 76 FR 63188, October 12, 2011, is delayed from January 31, 
2012 to April 30, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lester A. Heltzer, Executive 
Secretary, National Labor Relations Board, 1099 14th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20570, (202) 273-1067 (this is not a toll-free number), 
1-(866) 315-6572 (TTY/TDD).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 30, 2011, the National Labor 
Relations Board published a final rule requiring employers, including 
labor organizations in their capacity as employers, subject to the 
National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to post notices informing their 
employees of their rights as employees under the NLRA. The Board 
subsequently determined that in the interest of ensuring broad 
voluntary compliance with the rule concerning notification of employee 
rights under the National Labor Relations Act, further public education 
and outreach efforts would be helpful. Accordingly, the Board changed 
the effective date of the rule from November 14, 2011, to January 31, 
2012, in order to allow time for such an education and outreach effort. 
On December 19, 2011, the U.S. District Court for the District of 
Columbia requested that the Board consider postponing the effective 
date of the rule in connection with a pending proceeding concerning the 
rule. The Board has determined that postponing the effective date of 
the rule would facilitate the resolution of the legal challenges that 
have been filed with respect to the rule. Accordingly, the Board has 
decided to change the effective date of the rule from January 31, 2012 
to April 30, 2012.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on December 23, 2011.
Mark Gaston Pearce,
Chairman.
[FR Doc. 2011-33571 Filed 12-29-11; 8:45 am]
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