Pa. Justices To Mull Union Status Of Prison Service Staff

Law360, Philadelphia (April 30, 2013, 6:05 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court said Tuesday it would hear arguments from the state’s Labor Relations Board after its decision finding that prison maintenance workers should be counted as guards for the purpose of collective bargaining was upended in January 2012.

The justices will reconsider a decision by the Commonwealth Court finding that the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board erred when it determined in 2010 that Lancaster County officials could not include prison maintenance workers into a bargaining unit for all county maintenance and custodial staff under the...
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