US Supreme Court finds federal labor law does not automatically preempt state law claims
JUNE 1, 2023
The US Supreme Court held Thursday that a local union must litigate a property damage dispute in state court, as opposed to appearing before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In Glacier Northwest v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters , the court found that federal labor law, under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), did not preempt a company’s state claim that striking truck drivers intentionally damaged company property.
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