D.C. Circuit: Threats Prevented Free Union Election
(June 9, 2016, 12:47 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Labor Relations Board abused its discretion when it determined that threats made by third parties surrounding a union election did not create a “general atmosphere of fear and reprisal,” the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled May 20, granting in part a petition filed by an employer (ManorCare of Kingston PA, LLC v. National Labor Relations Board, No. 14-1166, D.C. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 9231).
(Opinion available. Document #73-160610-029Z.)
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