3rd Circ. Affirms Backpay For Union-Involved Employees

Law360, New York (June 23, 2011, 9:30 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Thursday affirmed that two men fired from a New Jersey warehouse for union activities deserved generous backpay, publishing a decision that lays out the court's take on what supporting evidence was adequate in backpay cases.

A three-judge panel ruled that forklift operator Leonard Sides and deceased warehouseman Jesus Tharps were entitled to backpay spanning for a more than yearlong period since their old employer, St. George Warehouse Inc., failed to prove they were not diligent job seekers after they were fired....
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