USA Today: Striking Teamsters ruined a company’s concrete. Supreme Court says union can be sued
This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on June 1, 2023.
Union advocates fear the decision gives companies an upper hand to sue workers for strikes if they can identify property that was damaged − a result that might make it less likely for employees to strike in the first place. Rakim H.D. Brooks, president of the liberal Alliance for Justice, said the decision will leave workers “under a cloud of threatened litigation if employers allege that they destroyed property.”