Fed. Court Has Jurisdiction In NYT Severance Row With Union

A New York federal judge on Thursday rejected a contention by the National Labor Relations Board and a union that he can’t decide whether certain former employees of a New York Times subsidiary are eligible for benefits under a buyout plan, saying the court has several bases for jurisdiction over the case.

U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein ruled that he could issue a determination over which workers at a since-shuttered New York Times subsidiary are eligible for buyouts. The NLRB had ruled in a separate...

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