Law360, New York (September 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- On Aug. 1, 2008, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit reversed and remanded the district court's grant of summary judgment for defendant, a local labor union, on Plaintiff's federal antitrust claims in American Steel Erectors, Inc. v. Local Union No. 7 (Docket No. 07-1832 (1st Cir. Aug. 1, 2008)).
The First Circuit held that the defendant Union's job targeting program, as codified by and operated through certain agreements with employers, is not exempt from potential federal antitrust liability.
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