Michael Anderson Wins Labor Arbitration and Card-Check Case in First Circuit

April 29, 2011

Michael T. Anderson of Murphy Anderson won an important decision from the First Circuit in UNITE HERE Local 217 v. Sage Hospitality. The decision enforces a card-check agreement between a union and a developer, requiring that disputes over the agreement’s duration be decided by an arbitrator. The decision is a significant step in confirming the enforceability of both labor arbitration and of card-check agreements.