6th Circ. Shuts Door On Chrysler Workers' Union Claims

Law360, New York (June 21, 2011, 4:42 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of a suit from Daimler Chrysler Corp. machine repairmen in Ohio alleging their union got them laid off, finding that several claims were time-barred, while the rest lacked merit.

Repairmen from two Toledo, Ohio, plants filed suit against the United Auto Workers union over decisions made by a union-created committee tasked with establishing lines of demarcation, or LDC, that delineated responsibilities among skilled tradesmen.

The repairmen said that the UAW's local branch, in a breach of its duty...
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