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NLRB Adopts New Remedial Policies Regarding Interest on Backpay and Notices to Employees or Members

By Edwin S. Hopson

In two decisions issued October 22, 2010, the National Labor Relations Board adopted two new remedial policies:

●adding daily compound interest to backpay and other monetary awards, and,

●requiring many employers and unions to notify workers electronically of NLRB orders in unfair labor practice cases.

The Board’s stated goal was making NLRB remedies more effective as well as more in line with current legal and workplace practices.

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