Hospital Urges High Court To Punish Union For Robocalls

Law360, New York (July 18, 2013, 7:22 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky hospital has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether the Service Employees International Union violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by calling homes to campaign against the hospital’s alleged mistreatment of employees.

Ashland Hospital Corp., doing business as King’s Daughters Medical Center, sued SEIU in 2010, alleging the calling campaign was a risk to public safety because it tied up all numbers and extensions within KDMC, including emergency services and other medical departments, patient rooms, security and administration, as well as KDMC’s off-site...
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