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Board Rules Michigan Steel Installers Cannot Organize Without Shop Employees

A bargaining unit consisting solely of all full-time and regular part-time journeyman field iron workers and apprentices is unable to unionize separately from shop workers at American Steel Construction, a structural steel fabrication and installation company in Livonia, Mich. The … Continue reading

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Court Denies Aluminum Buyers’ Appeal Request for Class Action Lawsuit

Judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit have denied several aluminum buyers’ request to appeal a district court’s order denying a motion to certify a class action lawsuit. This is the latest in a years-long suit … Continue reading

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Judge Grants Trial for Former Glass Company Employee

U.S. District Judge Leo Glasser of the Eastern District of New York has granted in part and denied in part a glass company’s motion for summary judgment in a case brought forth by a former employee alleging that the company … Continue reading

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Judge Dismisses Insurance Provider’s Attempt to Cap Coverage in Tornado Suit

Pilkington North America will be allowed to continue seeking up to $85 million in coverage from Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company of America (MSI) in addition to the $15 million it’s already received following a tornado that damaged its Ottawa, Ill., … Continue reading

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Government Contractor to Pay Over $3 Million in Overbilling Scheme Settlement

Government contractor VJ Associates, a group of companies based in Hicksville, N.Y., has agreed to plead guilty to charges related to fraudulent billing and to pay $3.13 million as part of the settlement to resolve both criminal and civil charges. … Continue reading

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