Vorys on Labor

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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

Supreme Court Cuts Down Yard-Man Inference in Retiree Health Benefit Disputes

Posted in Courts, Union Negotiations
On January 26, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its opinion in M&G Polymers USA v. Tackett , providing guidance on one of the items on our 2015 to-do list a little earlier than expected. At issue in M&G was a collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”) provision calling for “a full Company contribution towards the cost… Continue Reading