News-Press Fights NLRB Order To Rehire Staffers In DC Circ.

Law360, New York (June 27, 2012, 9:39 PM EDT) -- The publisher of the Santa Barbara News-Press asked the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday to reverse a National Labor Relations Board decision ordering the newspaper to rehire eight employees who were fired for unionizing, arguing the organization bid was actually a veiled attempt to control editorial content.

News-Press publisher Ampersand Publishing LLC argued in a brief that the workers' ostensible union-related bid was designed to wrest editorial control away from the paper's management and not an effort to manage the terms and conditions of their employment as...
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