Illegal Picketing, Rat Balloon, Cost Local Union Stiff Fines

January 2007
ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/22/2007, Vol. 258 Issue 3, p23
Trade Publication
This article reports on the ruling of a federal appeals court in New York City to a case involving Local 3, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). The union was ordered to pay contempt fines for engaging in illegal secondary picketing in violation of a 1983 court ruling and a 1996 consent decree. The court also upheld the dismissal of a National Labor Relations Board request that the union pay compensatory damages to businesses damaged by the picketing.


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