Fresenius Wins New Election In Union Spat

Law360, New York (June 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that an administrative law judge erred in overruling objections by Fresenius USA Manufacturing Inc. that it was improperly denied the opportunity to monitor a colored-ballot union election that was being overseen by a colorblind man.

A two-member panel of the NLRB said in a ruling handed down May 30 that the cumulative effect of the colorblind man's conduct warranted setting aside the results of an election held at Fresenius’ Chester, N.Y., facility in November 2006 in which the Teamsters...
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