Unions Say Wardman Hotel Can't Ditch Contracts In Sale

By Rick Archer (July 8, 2021, 7:10 PM EDT) -- A pair of unions Thursday asked a Delaware bankruptcy judge to reject a request to sell Washington's Wardman Hotel free and clear of union contracts, saying the hotel's owner is bound by multiple agreements to require a buyer to assume the contracts.

In their motion UNITE HERE Local 25 and the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 99 said the Wardman is required to pass on its employees' collective bargaining agreements to any future buyer both by the contracts themselves and a separate agreement recently affirmed by an independent arbiter.

"The debtor's proposed asset purchase agreement incorporates none of these commitments...

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!


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!