Airline Group Sues To Block Union Voting Rule

Law360, New York (May 17, 2010, 6:36 PM EDT) -- A trade organization representing most U.S. airlines has sued the National Mediation Board in an effort to overturn a recent rule that makes it easier for unions to represent railway and airline workers.

The suit, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, alleges that the new rule — which allows a union to represent employees if it wins a majority of votes cast, rather than a majority of eligible voters — violates the Administrative Procedures Act and the Railway Labor Act....
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