Appeals Court Sends Victory To Postal Service

Law360, New York (February 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court panel has overturned a cease and desist order against the U.S. Postal Service in Waco, Texas, for being overly broad.

In its decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that the order, which was handed down by the National Labor Relations Board, was not tailored to the unfair labor practice it was intended to redress.

“The case law establishes that such broad orders will rarely be justified,” Judge Emilio M. Garza wrote for the court.

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