Calif. Labor Dispute Laws Unconstitutional, Ralphs Says

Law360, New York (October 3, 2012, 8:29 PM EDT) -- A lawyer for Ralphs Grocery Co. urged the California Supreme Court on Wednesday to rule that state laws limiting companies' ability to get injunctions against union activity were unconstitutional, arguing that speech related to labor disputes did not deserve special protection.

Attorneys for Ralphs and UFCW Local 8 squared off before the seven justices in a special session at the University of California Davis School of Law, and made their respective cases for upholding or striking down an appeals court ruling in favor of Ralphs, which...
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