New Airline Union Rule Jibes With Labor Law: Judge

Law360, New York (June 29, 2010, 4:05 PM EDT) -- Following up on a ruling earlier in June, a federal judge has said that the National Mediation Board's adoption of a rule that makes it easier for unions in the airline and rail industries to organize does not contradict federal labor law.

The NMB did not violate the Railway Labor Act or the Administrative Procedure Act by taking up the rule, and was not arbitrary or capricious in deciding to do so, Judge Paul L. Friedman of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia...
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