Mediator's Evidence Can Prove NLRB Wrong, DC Circ. Hears

Law360, Washington (January 23, 2012, 3:39 PM EST) -- American Standard Cos. Inc. told the D.C. Circuit on Monday that the National Labor Relations Board's finding that it failed to bargain to impasse with its union for a new contract is contravened by the evidence of a mediator who was barred from testifying in board proceedings.

The maker of air conditioners and kitchen and bathroom products has appealed the NLRB's finding of unfair labor practices in the 2002 collective bargaining agreement negotiations between the company and union, principally based on the fact that American Standard...
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