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CBAs May Bar Ohio Public Employees from Bringing IIED Claims in State Court

Posted in Arbitration, Courts
An Ohio court of appeals recently determined that a union contract may bar public employees from bringing intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED) claims against their employers.  In Marzano v. Struthers City School District Board of Education, the applicable CBA stated that all disagreements about work situations and concerns about possible violations of the agreement… Continue Reading

NLRB Sues Arizona Over Secret Ballot Law; South Dakota Next

Posted in Legislation, NLRB
Fresh off his controversial decision to challenge Boeing for deciding to locate a new manufacturing facility in South Carolina instead of utilizing its existing unionized workforce in Washington, the NLRB’s Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon has announced a federal lawsuit against Arizona.  At issue is an amendment to the state’s constitution that Arizona voters approved only… Continue Reading