NLRB Tosses Trade Union Suit Against Indeck Energy

Law360, New York (August 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A lawsuit brought by construction trades unions alleging an energy company breached a contract to employ only union labor on a power plant project has been dismissed by the National Labor Relations Board, almost 14 years after it was filed.

In the long-awaited decision, said to have major implications for builders and trade workers across the United States, a three-member panel of the NLRB ruled a group of unions could not enforce an all-union labor agreement unless it was signed as part of a wider collective...
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