As Jeffrey Hirsch notes at Workplace Law Blog, lawsuits invoking the racketeering statute are flying in both directions between management and unions these days, and not primarily arising from the sorts of abuses familiar to Mob historians as the "labor rackets", either. Aren't suits demanding triple damages a great way of healing the social antagonisms of the workplace?
RICO in labor-management disputes
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