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United Transp. Union v. Nat'l. R.R. Passenger Corp., No. 08-0854

By FindLaw Staff on December 09, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In defendant-Amtrak's appeal from an order setting aside an award issued by a special adjustment board constituted pursuant to the Railway Labor Act (RLA), the order is reversed where the board did not exceed its jurisdiction under the RLA when it held that Amtrak was permitted to discipline an employee for conduct that occurred while that employee was functioning as a union representative.

Read United Transp. Union v. Nat'l. R.R. Passenger Corp., No. 08-0854

Appellate Information

Argued: April 3, 2009

Decided: December 9, 2009


Opinion by Judge Sullivan


For Plaintiffs:

Kevin C. Brodar, Clinton J. Miller, III, United Transportation Union, Cleveland, OH

For Defendant:

Thomas E. Reinert, Jr., Jonathan C. Fritts and Kirsten B. White, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP, Washington, DC

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