DC Circ. Backs NLRB Over Freight Co. Benefit Plan Violation

Law360, New York (May 2, 2017, 4:38 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit held Monday that a freight transporter flouted federal labor law when it stopped contributing to an employee benefit fund after negotiations with a Teamsters local on a new collective bargaining pact broke down and when it unilaterally imposed a health plan, upholding a National Labor Relations Board ruling.

A three-judge panel upheld an October 2014 NLRB ruling that Oak Harbor Freight Lines Inc. violated the National Labor Relations Act when it stopped making contributions to a benefit fund — the Oregon Warehouseman’s Trust...
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