Nichols Aluminum Class Action Lawsuit
• Employees of Nichols Aluminum have sued Nichols Aluminum and The Teamsters Union Local No. 371 alleging that Nichols Aluminum breached the collective bargaining agreement by failing to establish a time for a scheduled rest period for those employees working on continuously operating lines and that The Teamsters breached its duty of fair representation to those employees by failing to pursue those employees’ rights to a scheduled rest period under the collective bargaining unit.
• The Court has allowed this lawsuit to be a class action on behalf of all employees of Nichols Aluminum who were employed on August 26, 2010 and worked on a continuously operating line at any time from March 18, 2001 through the present. The Court in charge of this case is the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, Davenport Division and the name of the case is Ineichen v. Nichols Aluminum, LLC, et al., Case No. 3:11-CV-32.
• Visit the Nichols Aluminum Class Action web page here.