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Split U.S. High Court: Collective Bargaining Dispute Belongs In Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A dispute over the ratification date of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) is for a court to decide, not an arbitrator, a split U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 24 ( Granite Rock Co. v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters, et al. , No. 08-1214,U.S. Sup.). "This...

NBA Takes Legal Action Against Locked-Out Players

NEW YORK - (AP) With locked-out NBA players threatening to file an antitrust lawsuit, the league beat them to court. The league filed two legal claims on Tuesday against the NBA Players Association, an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board and a lawsuit in federal district...

D.C. Circuit: Labor Board Lacked Quorum In February 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Jan. 25 declined to enforce a National Labor Relations Board ruling that an employer violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by refusing to reduce an oral agreement to writing and signing off on a collective...