By: Howard M. Wexler, Samuel Sverdlov & Kyllan B. Kershaw

Seyfarth Synopsis: Board panel found that long-term care facility acted for an “independent unlawful purpose” when it permanently replaced striking workers allegedly in order to teach the union and strikers a lesson and to avoid future strikes.

Ever since the Board’s decision in

By:  Ashley S. Kircher, Esq.

On Wednesday, a Pennsylvania appeals court found that 1,100 unionized Temple University Hospital employees were eligible for unemployment benefits during their month-long work stoppage in 2010.  See Temple Univ. Health Sys. v. Unemployment Comp. Bd. of Review, No. 1539 C.D. 2012 (Pa. Commw. Ct. June 4, 2013).  The