A Sixth Circuit decision issued on August 2, 2011, puts the spotlight on union high tech tactics in the midst of an organizing campaign and potentially puts employers in precarious positions in attempting to respond.  

 

In September 2009, Pulte Homes, Inc. fired a construction crew member for misconduct and poor performance. Claiming that the crew member really was terminated for wearing a pro-union t-shirt, the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) filed an unfair labor charge with the NLRB and unleashed a denial of service campaign that paralyzed Pulte’s phone and email systems. 

 

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