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NY Contractor Claims Union Coerced Suits, Costing It $20M

Law360 (November 9, 2018, 6:24 PM EST) -- Construction contractor Trade Off LLC alleged in New York federal court on Friday that it has lost at least $20 million in business because a local union is coercing current and former employees into making frivolous claims against the company to damage its reputation and put it out of business.

The suit, which was originally filed in New York state court on Oct. 1 before being removed to New York federal court on Friday, says that Construction and General Building Laborers' Local 79 got Trade Off employees to make baseless accusations against the company, resulting in it losing numerous contracts. Trade...

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New York Eastern

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Labor: Labor/Mgt. Relations


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November 9, 2018

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