News-Press Fights NLRB Order To Rehire Staffers In DC Circ.

Law360, New York (June 27, 2012, 9:39 PM ET) -- The publisher of the Santa Barbara News-Press asked the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday to reverse a National Labor Relations Board decision ordering the newspaper to rehire eight employees who were fired for unionizing, arguing the organization bid was actually a veiled attempt to control editorial content.

News-Press publisher Ampersand Publishing LLC argued in a brief that the workers' ostensible union-related bid was designed to wrest editorial control away from the paper's management and not an effort to manage the terms and conditions of their employment as...
To view the full article, register now.