New Orleans Partner Quoted on SCOTUS Petition That Could Help Define Companies’ Duty to Bargain with Incumbent Union
Quoted in a New Orleans CityBusiness article, Fisher Phillips partner Clyde Jacob explains that a SCOTUS petition he helped write could clarify whether a company that purchases another company must negotiate with an existing union. With no statutory language addressing successorship rules, questions about when and if a new employer has a union bargaining duty has been the concern of administrative law judges, the National Labor Relations Board and appeals courts for decades. If the Supreme Court takes the case, it would provide an opportunity to define the balance between company and worker.
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