Union Plays Hardball With Calpine Over Contracts

Law360, New York (November 14, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Union workers at one of Calpine Corp.’s San Diego power plants are fighting to have their contracts honored as part of the embattled energy provider’s impending $130 million deal with San Diego Gas & Electric.

On Tuesday, the employees entered a bid with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan, the court which is currently overseeing Calpine’s mammoth bankruptcy case.

In June, San Diego Gas & Electric offered to purchase 10 years' worth of power from the unfinished plant on the condition that Calpine post a $25...
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