Commc’n Workers of Am., Dist. One, AFL-CIO v. NYNEX Corp.

Commc’n Workers of Am., Dist. One, AFL-CIO v. NYNEX Corp., 898 F.2d 887 (2d Cir. 1990)

The Second Circuit Court The Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a preliminary injunction requiring defendants to provide COBRA coverage to 60,000 striking workers. This was the first such case brought under COBRA, which had been enacted in 1986.  The 60,000 worker strike began August 1989 and lasted 17 weeks, with one worker losing his life on the picket line.

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