6th Circ. Says Charge Nurses Not Supervisors In NLRB Fight

Law360, New York (June 20, 2012, 7:38 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit ruled Wednesday that charge nurses for nursing home operator Frenchtown Acquisition Co. Inc. are not supervisors, refusing to review a National Labor Relations Board decision that the company must bargain with the nurses’ union.

The three-judge panel found that the claim by Monroe, Mich.-based Frenchtown that 43 charge nurses, who work at its long-term care and rehabilitation facility Fountain View of Monroe, were supervisors with authority to direct, discipline, hire or transfer aides at the facility, or meaningfully recommend those actions, was not...
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