Teamsters Ask 11th Circ. For Sanctions On Amerijet
Law360, Washington (February 11, 2016, 8:45 PM EST) -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters have called Amerijet's bid to reverse a decision forcing arbitration of a labor dispute with its overseas pilots "frivolous" and "vexatious," urging the Eleventh Circuit to scrap the appeal and award the union attorneys' fees.
In a motion for sanctions Wednesday, the Teamsters told the appeals court that it "already decided all the dispositive" issues in the case when, in March 2015, a different Eleventh Circuit panel held that whether the dispute warranted arbitration was an issue for the arbiter to decide.
"With this appeal, Amerijet seeks nothing more than to delay the inevitable and harass...
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