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Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Dispute Over Employer, Union Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) An agreement between an employer and union regarding access to the premises, employee information, monetary support for a ballot initiative and a promise not to picket did not violate Section 302 of the Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA), an attorney representing...

AFL-CIO’s Industry Wide Agreement May Have Wide Reach in Hospitality Industry

by Rachel Tischler Mid-way through 2012, the Hotel Association of New York City and the New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council, AFL-CIO (the “Union”), renewed a seven-year collective bargaining agreement known as the Industry Wide Agreement, or IWA. While the IWA controls nearly all...

Why Did a Judge Vacate Tom Brady's Suspension?

I'm assuming you already heard about it - today, a federal judge vacated Tom Brady's 4-game suspension for "Deflate Gate ." You can read the actual order here . Generally, arbitration decisions are final and courts afford them extraordinary deference. So, why did the NFL lose? The Court...