National Consumer Protection Week: Know Your Rights, and Make Better-Informed Decisions

A coalition of federal agencies, state governments, consumer organizations and local consumer-protection authorities are shining a light this week on efforts to help consumers take full advantage of their rights and make better-informed decisions.

Three Judge Panel Nixes NRLB Poster Requirement

Credit unions and other businesses will not have to post notices informing employees of their rights to start and join unions. The proposed NLRB rule was struck down in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Members in the News

Your rundown on who’s doing what in the Northwest credit union movement.

Reminder: Effective Date of Employee Rights Notice

As of Jan. 31, 2012, most private sector employers will be required to post a notice advising employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.

New Employee Rights Notices Needed Soon

Credit unions, along with most other private-sector employers, must now publicly post notices of employee rights beginning on Nov. 14, 2011, under a new rule announced by the NLRB.

HUD Announces Revised Disclosure Notice on Military Homeownership Rights

The Act mandates that a foreclosure proceeding against certain military personnel is not valid unless the creditor has obtained a court order approving it and further states that the courts may stop the proceedings for a time or adjust the debt.