NLRB Can't Bar Union Fines For Safety Reports: DC Circ.

Law360, New York (April 5, 2011, 3:20 PM EDT) -- Overturning more than three decades of National Labor Relations Board policy, the D.C. Circuit ruled Tuesday that it is not an unfair labor practice for a union to discipline a member who complies with an employer’s safety rules.

A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit granted the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 513's petition for review of an NLRB decision that it violated Section 8(b)(1)(A) of the National Labor Relations Act by fining a construction worker for...
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