Case Analyses 6

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Case Analyses 6

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Case Analyses: select TWO court cases (from different chapters) from the list below, and respond in writing to the case questions. The written analysis of both cases should be approximately 2-3 pages total; use parenthetical citations and a corresponding works cited list when referencing specific information from the text or other sources, and follow other prescribed guidelines for APA format.

Vallone v. CNA Financial (Ch 13, p 424)

Five Star Transportation v. NLRB (Ch 14, p 440)

Vallone v. CNA Financial

In Vallone v. CAN Financial, this lawsuit is a purported class action brought on behalf of individuals who elected early retirement from the
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Thereafter, on January 21, Clifford wrote to the District expressing his concern that Five Star's bid was so low-nearly $300,000 lower than the then-current contract-that it was questionable whether it would be able to maintain the drivers' wage and benefit levels, and the safe and effective service, then provided by First Student. Because of this a letter was sent out from the school board to Five Star Bus Company, saying that all employees must be paid the union wage and other items with no response. The school board also talked and had them write letters of the former Five Star employees, who were also trying to get back on board with the bus company if they are awarded the contract.

After Five Star was awarded the bus services contract, seventeen former First Student drivers who were members of the Union bargaining unit applied for a position at Five Star. Of these, only six were hired. The company admits that the sole reason the other eleven applicants were not hired or even considered was because they had written letters critical of Five Star. On August 14, the Union filed a charge against Five Star with the NLRB alleging that “by failing to hire former unionized Belchertown bus drivers, the Company had discriminated against them because of their protected and concerted activity.”

A three-member

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