8th Circuit Enforces Labor Board’s Ruling On Scope Of Bargaining Units

Mealey's (March 9, 2016, 1:34 PM EST) -- ST. LOUIS — The Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 7 granted a petition by the National Labor Relations Board to enforce its use of the two-step analysis from Specialty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center of Mobile (357 NLRB No. 83 [2011]) to determine that only drivers and not dockworkers should be included in bargaining units at two FedEx Freight Inc. terminals (FedEx Freight, Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board, Nos. 15-1848, 15-1999, 15-2494 and 15-2732, 8th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 4221).

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