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Monday, December 12, 2022

Geistfeld & Witt File Amicus Brief in USSC Labor Case

Mark Geistfeld and John Witt have filed an amicus brief in Glacier Northwest v. Teamsters Local 174.  The issue is whether the National Labor Relations Act preempts state tort claims for conversion and trespass to chattels filed by an employer against employees and their union.  That general issue has been regarded as settled for decades, but the Court agreed to hear the case.  Witt explains the case here.  The brief is here.

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