Security Contractor Illegally Fired 3 IRS Guards, NLRB Says

Law360, New York (June 16, 2017, 2:41 PM EDT) -- A split National Labor Relations Board on Thursday ruled that an IRS security contractor in Austin, Texas, violated federal labor law when it unilaterally departed from its disciplinary policy to fire three guards and didn't bargain when their union sought reinstatement.

Democratic board members Mark Gaston Pearce and Lauren McFerran ruled that Security Walls LLC – which contracts with the IRS to provide security services at the agency’s Austin facility – violated the National Labor Relations Act when it fired three workers represented by the Security...
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