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CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Capacity to sue or be sued - Party types - Trade unions

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 @ 6:52 AM  

Appeal by the defendants, the IBEW Local 773 and its directors, from a motion judge's refusal to dismiss the action by the plaintiff, Lawrence, and the granting of a Rule 12.07 representation order in her favour. The plaintiff was terminated from her employment with the Union. She brought an action for wrongful dismissal damages naming the Union as defendant. She subsequently obtained a consent order adding the directors as defendants and amended her claim to plead joint and several liability. The Union pled that as a...