2nd Circ. Nixes Contractors' Suit Over NYC Labor Pacts

Law360, New York (May 8, 2012, 9:43 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Friday tossed a suit by two contractor groups claiming their unions were excluded from $5.3 billion in construction projects because they were not part of certain project labor contracts that New York City had used to prehire other unions.

A three-judge panel upheld a lower court's August decision dismissing the suit by the Building Industry Electrical Contractors Association and the United Electrical Contractors Association, citing the U.S. Supreme Court's 1993 decision in Building & Construction Trades Council v. Associated Builders & Contractors...
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