Minor Hockey League Wins Round In Spat With Union

Law360, New York (September 9, 2009, 7:09 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has decided not to enjoin the Central Hockey League from unfair bargaining practices during its fight with a union of minor league ice hockey players.

The Professional Hockey Players Association has accused the league of intentionally stalling negotiations for a collective bargaining agreement in order to deplete the union's support, file a decertification petition and then oust the union.

With the backing of National Labor Relations Board Regional Director Cornele Overstreet, the union has also said an injunction is necessary so that it's...
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