NLRB Overstepped Authority In Union Ruling, Judge Says

Law360, New York (June 18, 2013, 3:36 PM EDT) -- An Oregon federal judge Monday vacated a National Labor Relations Board decision, siding with the collective bargaining association for multiple West Coast port operators and finding that the board overreached in awarding certain jobs to public workers instead of the union with which the companies were under contract.

District Judge Michael Mosman granted a motion for summary judgment by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), vacating an August NLRB decision awarding work at the Port of Portland, Ore., to government employees represented by Local 48 of the...
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