Resolving unfair labor practice charges filed in 2004, the National Labor Relations Board 2-1 decided Sept. 15 that CNN America Inc. violated federal labor law by terminating a subcontractor, failing to bargain with the unions that represented employees and discriminating against employees in hiring decisions in order to avoid becoming a successor employer under the National Labor Relations Act (CNN Am., Inc., N.L.R.B., 9/15/14).

The board ordered CNN to offer employment to more than 100 former employees of Team Video Services LLC who lost their jobs when CNN terminated its relationship with the subcontractor. The board also ordered...