Court Upholds NLRB Ruling On Smithfield Union Claims

Law360, New York (November 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appellate court has refused to overturn a National Labor Relations Board ruling that cleared Smithfield Foods Inc. from claims that it illegally videotaped union organizers and that high-level managers threatened to close the plant because of unionizing efforts.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled on Tuesday that the NLRB's findings were sufficient to uphold the ruling against the United Food And Commercial Workers International Union, AFL-CIO and its local union, which are trying to organize workers at Smithfield's meat...
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