NLRB Supports Taj Mahal Workers In Ch. 11 Contract Fight

Law360, New York (February 2, 2015, 6:28 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board on Friday threw support behind the Taj Mahal casino union, telling the Third Circuit that Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. should not have been allowed to ax a collective bargaining agreement in the name of its bankruptcy.

In a 58-page amicus brief, the labor board said that a Delaware bankruptcy court did not have the authority to grant Trump Entertainment’s application to reject United Here Local 54’s CBA and impose its alternative that trades pensions for 401(k)s and employer-provided health insurance for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Echoing arguments made by the union, the brief said...

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