DC Circ. Says Union Can Sue Ex-Worker For Breach Of Duty

Law360, Los Angeles (July 15, 2016, 11:25 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday revived a police and security union's suit accusing a former employee of encouraging union members to jump to a rival union, finding federal labor law allows a union itself to bring a breach of fiduciary duty claim against its former employees.

In a split decision, a three-judge panel reversed U.S. District Judge Richard Leon's ruling dismissing the International Union, Security Police and Fire Professionals of America's suit under Section 501 of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act against its former nonmember employee, Assane Faye. Writing for the majority, Circuit Judge David S. Tatel said that while...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only

Court

Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only

Judge

Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Companies

Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!