7th Circuit: Firing Of Union-Supporting Worker Violated Labor Law
(September 9, 2015, 2:39 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sept. 4 enforced a National Labor Relations Board decision finding that a car dealership violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when leaders made statements threatening to punish union-supporting employees and then fired one employee linked to the union organizing efforts (AutoNation, Inc., et al. v. National Labor Relations Board, Nos. 14-2991 and 14-3361, 7th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 15771).
(Opinion available. Document #73-150911-015Z.)
Libertyville Toyota, owned by AutoNation Inc. and Village Motors LLC, is...