AT&T Seeks High Court Review Of Arbitration Dispute

Law360, New York (December 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- AT&T Inc. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to knock down a federal appeals court’s decision that allowed a union to compel arbitration of a dispute over a new job performance evaluation system at the phone company’s subsidiary.

AT&T filed a petition earlier this month for the Supreme Court’s review of the case, which was initiated by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers after AT&T unit Illinois Bell Telephone Co. refused to arbitrate a grievance over a new set of performance management guidelines imposed on its...
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