High Court Case Will Shake Up ‘Top-Down’ Union Organizing

Law360, New York (June 25, 2013, 10:17 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's decision Monday to wade into a battle over employer agreements to remain neutral during union organizing campaigns gives the high court an opportunity to resolve a circuit split over the legality of those deals and could ultimately embolden unions to ratchet up pressure on companies' top brass rather than trying to muster support among rank-and-file workers, lawyers say.

The nation's highest court agreed to hear Unite Here Local 355's challenge to a divided Eleventh Circuit ruling that the Labor-Management Relations Act's proscription...
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