loader
Page is loading...
generic_insight_detail

Seventh Circuit Rules Salary Payments Violate the Labor Management Relations Act


In a significant ruling, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently held that Titan Tire Corporation is not obligated to pay the full-time salaries of the president and benefit representative for the union representing employees at the company’s Illinois facility. According to the Court, the individuals at issue earn their current salaries because of their service to the Union. As such, direct salary payments to the president and benefit representative amounts to a violation of the Labor Management Relations Act, which places restrictions on the activities of Unions.

The ruling is significant because it relieves the company from paying expenses it arguably should not have to bear.

The decision can be found here.


LEAVE YOUR COMMENT

RELATED ARTICLES

Back To Normal? Labor Board To Restart Union Elections

April 2, 2020 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board

Labor Board Finalizes Rule Changes to Enhance Employee Free Choice

April 1, 2020 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board, Unions and Union Membership

Can You Conduct Collective Bargaining By Phone or Teleconference In the Age of Coronavirus?

March 26, 2020 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board

NLRB Delays New Election Rule in Response to AFL-CIO Challenge

March 24, 2020 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board, Unions and Union Membership

NLRB Suspends All Union Elections Until April 3 In Light Of Pandemic

March 19, 2020 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board, Unions and Union Membership

Subscribe

Do you want to receive more valuable insights directly in your inbox? Visit our subscription center and let us know what you're interested in learning more about.

View Subscription Center
RELATED TOPICS
Labor Management Relations Act
nlra
NLRB
Trending Connect
We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience. By clicking any link on this page you are giving your consent for us to use cookies.