2nd Circ. Says Meridian Must Arbitrate Labor Dispute

Law360, New York (October 5, 2009, 2:25 PM EDT) -- Meridian Management Corp. must arbitrate a dispute over whether it is bound by the terms of a collective bargaining agreement between a union and a cleaning service provider from which it hired several employees, an appeals court has ruled.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Friday affirmed the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York's ruling, holding that as a successor to Cristi Cleaning Services Inc., Meridian is obligated to arbitrate whether and to what extent it is bound...
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