NLRB Says National Gypsum Reached Impasse Before Lockout

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 3:20 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board on Friday rejected claims that National Gypsum Co. had prematurely declared an impasse in its negotiations with a union before locking workers out of an Indiana plant, finding the parties were deadlocked on pension issues.

The labor board upheld an administrative law judge's ruling that the company and the United Steelworkers Union were at an impasse in their negotiations for a new contract for workers at a Shoals, Ind., facility due to a deadlock over National Gypsum's proposals to replace the...
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