DC Circ. Rips NLRB's Take On Exec's Union Remark

Law360, New York (April 29, 2013, 3:29 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board took a baffling “interpretive leap” when it found that a statement made about union negotiations by an Arizona acute care hospital's president during an organization campaign conveyed an implicit threat and violated labor law, the D.C. Circuit said Friday.

A three-judge appeals court panel partially granted a petition for review from Flagstaff Medical Center Inc.,  which challenged three unfair labor practice claims from Communications Workers of America Local Union 7019 that were dismissed by an NLRB administrative law judge but subsequently...
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