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Latest Chauffeurs, Teamsters, and Helpers Local No. 391 v. Terry Stories

2008-09-23 00:00:18

By LWUSA Staff A labor union may be held liable for punitive damages due to privacy violations under the Driver's Privacy Protection Act - and U.S. District Courts have discretion to award additional damages where a defendant repeatedly discloses the personal information it improperly obtained, the 3rd Circuit has ruled. A group of plaintiffs filed suit against the union, alleging violations of the Act. The union had launched an organizing campaign targeting an industrial laundry...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'