SEIU Draws Blood In Nursing Homes' RICO Suit

Law360, New York (October 11, 2013, 6:04 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday weakened racketeering claims brought by a pair of nursing home companies accusing two Service Employees International Union groups of engaging in “economic terrorism” to win employment concessions, but said the companies can revive their allegations if they have more specifics.

The ruling said that CareOne Management LLC and HealthBridge Management LLC must flesh out precisely how two branches of the SEIU sought to obtain something of value from them, which is required to show extortion under the Racketeer Influenced...
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