Dreyer's Asks 4th Circ. To Reject NLRB Test In Union Row

Law360, New York (October 9, 2012, 9:17 PM EDT) -- Nestle Dreyer's Ice Cream Co. urged the Fourth Circuit on Monday to overturn the National Labor Relations Board's approval of a union comprised of maintenance workers at an ice cream plant, which the board certified under the controversial standard articulated in its Specialty Healthcare ruling.

Dreyer's — which maintains that any collective bargaining unit at its Bakersfield, Calif., facility must include not only the maintenance workers but production employees as well — argued in a brief to the Fourth Circuit that the standard the board laid...
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