The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has held that the NLRB cannot force an employer who has relocated his plant in order to escape a union to bargain with that union at the new location where the union had not secured a majority position. This note examines the possible remedies that may be available to the Board against such "runaway shops" and evaluates each of them in light of the language and purposes of the National Labor Relations Act.
Labor Law: Requiring Employer to Bargain With Old Union at New Location in “Runaway Shop” Situation Is Beyond NLRB’S Authority,
1967 Duke Law Journal
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