NLRB Judge Says GC Can't Make Kickback Case Against UAW

Law360 (March 1, 2021, 5:22 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board's prosecution of the United Auto Workers over alleged payments that union officials received from Fiat Chrysler must be dismissed, an agency judge has ruled, saying facts drawn from seven guilty pleas that were essential to the board's case were inadmissible. 

In a decision issued Friday, Administrative Law Judge Charles Muhl said the NLRB general counsel could not support the complaint it brought against the UAW. The general counsel's office alleged the union violated the National Labor Relations Act for its role in a scheme in which prosecutors said union officials received millions of dollars in gifts, travel and other payments...

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