When a union strikes an employer in an effort to receive higher wages, an employer often brings in workers to replace the striking employees. When an agreement is finally reached between the employer and employees, must the employer dismiss the replacement workers. Can you explain the legal rationale for this.
When a union strikes to demand higher wages, it is considered an economic strike. With regard to economic strikers, an employer is NOT required to rehire striking employees. [Unfair labor practice strikers (those striking to protest violations of their NLRA Section 7 rights) are required to be hired back. NLRA v. ...
Union Strikes are analyzed.