Refiner's Anti-Union Campaign 'Flagrant,' NLRB Judge Says

Law360, New York (May 2, 2013, 6:15 PM EDT) -- A National Labor Relations Board judge ruled Monday that Western Refining Inc. ran afoul of federal labor law by maintaining overly broad rules in its employee handbook and launching a "widespread and flagrant" campaign to torpedo a union organizing push.

A lengthy ruling from NLRB Administrative law judge John McCarrick sustained a litany of allegations from a 116-count complaint against the oil refiner and petroleum products distributor in a case arising out of organizing efforts by Teamsters Local 492, which Western drivers reached out to in...
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