Mandatory Dispute Resolution Program Unlawful, NLRB Says

Law360, New York (December 20, 2012, 4:03 PM EST) -- A mandatory dispute resolution program maintained by Supply Technologies LLC violated federal labor law and must be rescinded because workers could reasonably interpret it as blocking them from filing National Labor Relations Board charges, the NLRB ruled in a decision made available Wednesday. 

Board members Richard F. Griffin Jr. and Sharon Block agreed with an administrative law judge who ruled in 2011 that Supply Technologies ran afoul of the National Labor Relations Act by instituting a grievance-arbitration program called Total Solutions Management and firing 20 workers...
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