Union Neutrality Challenge Faces Skepticism In High Court

Law360, New York (November 13, 2013, 8:30 PM EST) -- The argument that an employer's agreement to remain neutral on union organizing efforts is a “thing of value” that could violate anti-bribery law encountered skepticism in the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday in a union and a worker’s dispute over a neutrality deal.

Wednesday's oral arguments stemmed from Unite Here Local 355's appeal of an Eleventh Circuit ruling reviving a lawsuit brought by dog track worker Martin Mulhall, who said the deal was unlawful. Attorneys say the case could have major implications for the ability of...
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