5th Circ. Won't Enforce NLRB Arkema Union Election Ruing

Law360, New York (March 1, 2013, 2:53 PM EST) -- The Fifth Circuit ruled Thursday that Arkema Inc. had not interfered with union activity at one of its chemical plants, refusing to enforce a National Labor Relations Board order that threw out the results of a union decertification election.

The circuit court said it would not enforce an NLRB order that invalidated a 2008 election, which decertified a union at an Arkema chemical manufacturing plant in Houston, Texas. The NLRB had issued the order after finding that some of the company's actions before the election constituted...
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