Butler Hits Rival With $50M Employee Theft Suit

Law360, New York (October 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Defense and aerospace staffing company Butler International Inc. is suing U.S. Logistics Corp. for approximately $50 million, alleging the tactical vehicle specialist stole its employees and induced them to violate the terms of their employment contract.

The complaint, filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, claims U.S. Logistics caused Butler employees, who were working at BAE Systems on upgrading Bradley Fighting Vehicles for the U.S. Army, to quit Butler and do similar work for U.S. Logistics instead.

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