Catholic College Expels Faculty Union, Citing NLRB Decision (1)

Dec. 11, 2020, 6:00 PMUpdated: Dec. 11, 2020, 9:01 PM

A small Catholic university in Florida could become the next battleground for union rights at religious colleges, with a recently disbanded faculty union threatening to take its case to the incoming Biden administration.

The faculty union at St. Leo University, a liberal arts college 30 miles north of Tampa, says it received notice in October that the board of trustees would no longer recognize the union, founded in 1976. It appears to be one of the first de-recognition actions carried out under the National Labor Relations Board’s June decision in Bethany College, which stripped union rights from workers at ...

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