Company Evidence on Bargaining Unit Was Offer NLRB Couldn’t Refuse

Feb. 3, 2017, 6:32 PM

A general contractor offered to prove a union’s proposed bargaining unit was legally inappropriate, and the National Labor Relations Board should have considered the employer’s case more carefully the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Feb. 3 (NLRB v. Tito Contractors, Inc., 2017 BL 32959, D.C. Cir., No. 15-1217, 2/3/17 ).

Tito Contractors Inc. contended its employees’ jobs were too diverse to be grouped in the “wall-to-wall” unit sought by a Painters district council, but an NLRB hearing officer refused to hear testimony on the company’s claim, and the board certified the union in ...

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