Howard Bloom, a partner at Jackson Lewis LLP of Boston and aspeaker last month before the Massachusetts Credit Union League,has warned that a delayed regulation from the National LaborRelations Board will likely cover credit unions.

The new rules make it clear that employees have the right tojoin unions, according to Bloom. The NLRB has delayed the effectivedate of the new regulations from Nov. 14 to Jan. 31, 2012 to allowmore time to clarify them, Bloom said, after he addressed a meetingof the League's Human Resources Network.

“The NLRB decided to postpone implementation because ofconfusion among small and medium sized businesses like creditunions on whether they were covered but credit unions are covered,”declared Bloom.

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