NLRB Nixes Lunch Break Claim Against Washington Post

Law360, New York (May 10, 2012, 5:55 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board rejected a bid from the agency's acting general counsel Wednesday to revive a claim that the Washington Post violated labor law by bypassing a union and trying to persuade individual employees directly not to take lunch breaks.

A three-member NLRB panel agreed with an administrative law judge's Nov. 15 finding that the complaint, issued by the acting general counsel and based on charges from a unit of the Communications Workers of America, should be dismissed.

The complaint alleged that WP Company...
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