Ninth Circuit Affirms Ruling That Successor Is Bound to Collective Bargaining Agreement

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“Although a predecessor collective bargaining agreement does not automatically bind a ‘perfectly clear’ successor, it may if the employer expresses an intent to be bound.” Here, Vectrus Systems Corp. entered into an agreement with Teamsters Local 631, wherein it promised to accept the terms and conditions of the preexisting collective bargaining agreement before staffing its operations. Thus, the fact that the staffing determination that gave rise to the dispute took place before the effective date of the collective bargaining agreement did not divest the arbitrator of the authority to arbitrate the dispute. The District of Nevada’s denial of Vectrus’ petition to vacate the arbitration award was affirmed.

Vectrus Systems Corp. v. Teamsters Local 631, No. 19-16640 (9th Cir. June 11, 2020).

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