Cintas Defamation Suit Against UNITE To Go Forward

Law360, New York (October 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A defamation suit filed by Cintas Corp. alleging labor union Unite Here published a false press release concerning a National Labor Relations Board decision that led to a precipitous drop in the company’s stock price will now head to trial, after a judge denied the union’s motion for summary judgment Tuesday.

Judge James L. Flannery of the Court of Common Pleas in the State of Ohio, Warren County, denied summary judgment to Unite Here and its employee Liz Gres, who was organizing director for the union’s...
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