NLRB To Hear Case Over Unfair Union Practices

Law360, New York (May 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board is set to hear a lawsuit over allegedly unfair union practices brought by a leader in the security industry for the Chicago area.

The case arises from a complaint brought before the Board in October by Wackenhut Corp. against Service Employees International Union Local 1 and the Chicago Building Owners and Manager’s Association, alleging the union tried to enforce “top down” organizing tactics.

The national security firm claimed that the union and BOMA entered into an employment agreement that effectively pushed...
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