Byline: Derek Hawkins
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Case Name: Local 702, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, et al. v. National Labor Relations Board, et al.
Case No.: 18-3322
Officials: BAUER, HAMILTON, and ST. EVE, Circuit Judges.
Focus: NLRA Violation
Pat Hudson was a long time employee of Consolidated Communications ("Consolidated"), who was discharged due to strike-related misconduct. Following an appeal to the D.C. Circuit Court, the National Labor Relations Board (the "Board") issued a supplemental decision concluding that Consolidated did not violate 8(a)(3) of the National Labor Relations Act (the "Act"), as codified at 29 U.S.C. 158(a)(3). For the reasons that follow, we affirm.