Justices Don't Tip Hand At Granite Rock Arguments

Law360, New York (January 19, 2010, 7:53 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court struggled Tuesday to reconcile a narrow reading of the Labor Management Relations Act with the prospect of a legal no-man's land in which international unions could interfere with local unions' agreements with employers with impunity.

During Tuesday's arguments in Granite Rock Co.'s closely watched case against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Teamsters Local 287, attorneys for the parties faced tough questions from the justices, making any prediction about how the high court would rule difficult at best, according to Garry Mathiason,...
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