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Labor Group Obtains Dismissal of Wrongful Discharge Claim

March 2011

Nancy Conrad and George Morrison obtained the dismissal of a wrongful discharge claim brought by a union-represented employee against a manufacturing company. Nancy and George asserted that Pennsylvania law does not allow union employees to maintain a tort action for wrongful discharge when the terms of a collective bargaining agreement would otherwise protect the employee from discharge without proper cause. The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas agreed and dismissed the claim with prejudice.

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