Court Sides With NLRB In Union Avoidance Dispute

Law360, New York (February 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appeals court has upheld a National Labor Relations Board ruling that a Connecticut real estate management firm violated national labor laws when it decided not to hire unionized employees of a newly acquired business.

In a ruling issued Friday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia agreed with the NLRB that W&M Properties of Connecticut Inc.'s decision not to retain employees of TrizecHahn Corp. was unlawfully animated by a desire to avoid dealing with a labor union....
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