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McKinney v. Southern Bakeries, LLC

United States District Court, W.D. Arkansas, Texarkana Division

August 14, 2014

M. KATHLEEN MCKINNEY, Regional Director of Region 15 of the National Labor Relations Board and on behalf of the NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD, PETITIONER
v.
SOUTHERN BAKERIES, LLC, DEFENDANT

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For National Labor Relations Board, M. Kathleen McKinney, Regional Director of Region 15 of the National Labor Relations Board, for and on behalf of the also known as M. Kathleen McKinney, Plaintiff: Linda M. Mohns , LEAD ATTORNEY, National Labor Relations Board Subregion 26, Memphis, TN.

For Southern Bakeries, LLC, Defendant: David L. Swider, Sandra Perry, LEAD ATTORNEYS, Bose McKinney Evans LLP, Indianapolis, IN; Matthew J. Shepherd, Matthew J. Shepherd, P.A., El Dorado, AR.

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MEMORANDUM OPINION

Susan O. Hickey, United States District Judge.

Before the Court is Petition for 10(j) Injunctive Relief filed by M. Kathleen McKinney (" McKinney" ), the Regional Director of Region 15 of the National Labor Relations Board. (ECF No. 1). Defendant Southern Bakeries, LLC (" Southern Bakeries" ) has responded. (ECF No. 20). McKinney has replied. (ECF No. 23) Defendant Southern Bakeries has filed a sur-reply. (ECF No. 29). The Court finds the matter ripe for consideration.[1]

BACKGROUND

Southern Bakeries is a commercial bakery facility in Hope, Arkansas. In 2005, Southern Bakeries purchased the plant from Myer's Bakeries, Inc. Southern Bakeries hired a majority of the former Meyer's Bakeries employees and recognized the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union, Local 111 (" the Union" ) as the collective bargaining agent for its production and sanitation employees. The parties memorialized this relationship in several contracts, with the most recent agreement running from February 8, 2010, to February 8, 2012. The international union representative, Cesar Calderon, serviced the bargaining unit. In servicing the bargaining unit, Calderon handled grievances and bargaining.

On December 7, 2011, a Southern Bakeries employee filed a decertification petition with the National Labor Relations Board (" the Board" ) seeking to oust the Union. In response to the petition, the Union filed allegations of unfair labor charges against Southern Bakeries with the Board ...


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