High Court To Rein In RLA Arbitration Reviews: Attys

Law360, New York (September 23, 2009, 4:12 PM EDT) -- Lawyers say the U.S. Supreme Court will likely answer in the negative the question of whether the Railway Labor Act allows courts to review arbitration awards for alleged due process violations when it decides Union Pacific Railroad Co. v. Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, a case slated for argument this fall.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit — which issued the April 2008 ruling Union Pacific is challenging before the high court — and the Second, Fifth, Eighth and Ninth circuits have all held...
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