Unformatted text preview: • The Union filed charges against Five Star alleging that by failing to hire unionized bus drivers, the company had discriminated against them because of their protected and concerted activity LOWER COURT ACTION • The NLRB divided the 11 drivers into 3 categories: 1. Those who had written letters and failed to raise common employment concerns 2. Those whose letters primarily raised employment concerns 3. Those whose letters primarily disparaged Five Star • The NLRB concluded that only the six drivers who fell into the second grouped should have be hired • Drivers were to be immediately reinstated and granted back pay with interest, while the remaining drivers were still denied unemployment HOLDING • The appeals court denied Five Star’s petition for review and up help the NLRB’s judgment SIGNIFICANCE OF CASE •...
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- Fall '11
- Five Star, Unionized Frist Student, Belohertown School District