Yale Ordered To Pay $4.5M For Interfering With Union

Law360, New York (October 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Finding that it tampered with an election, an arbitrator on Tuesday ordered Yale-New Haven Hospital to fork over $4.5 million to the Service Employees International Union, capping a decade-long struggle over organizing efforts and leaving other employers nervous about binding arbitration provisions.

Following an alleged intimidation campaign by Yale-New Haven Hospital, the union's District 1199 called off its unionizing election last year, citing violations of a fair election agreement the two had hammered out in April of last year at a marathon meeting in New Haven...
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