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State Wage Claims Preempted by LMRA (access required)

In this suit by employees of a Greenville, S.C., poultry processing plant, plaintiffs’ state-law wage claims are preempted by federal labor law, as the parties are subject to a collective bargaining agreement, but the 4th Circuit affirms an award for two of six employees who allege retaliation for filing state workers’ compensation claims. The wages paid ...

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