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Labor – Union Organizing – ‘Corporate Campaign’ – RICO – Affirmative Defenses (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court strikes several affirmative defenses asserted by defendant labor union in this RICO suit filed by plaintiff pork-processing company to challenge the union’s “corporate campaign” to organize the company’s Tar Heel, N.C. plant, including defenses based on the First Amendment, the Noerr-Pennington doctrine and unclean hands. At least two circuit courts have ...

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