We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Bankrupt Calif. City Can Reject Union Contract

Law360 (June 16, 2010, 4:27 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled that the city of Vallejo, Calif., which is in Chapter 9 bankruptcy proceedings, can reject its collective bargaining agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, upholding a ruling by a bankruptcy judge.

Judge John A. Mendez of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California ruled Monday that the bankruptcy court hadn't made a clear error of law in finding that the CBA would be burdensome for the city as it tries to meet its Chapter 9 solvency...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.