Scerba v. Allied Pilots Association, 100114 FED2, 14-1006-cv

Docket Nº:14-1006-cv
Party Name:LARRY SCERBA, WILLIAM A. ALEXANDER, JOHN BABUINI, DONALD BICKELMANN, KEITH BJORNDAL, GEORGE MARTIN BLACK, RANDALL T. BLAIR, H. WITNEY BOGGS, III, PORTER B. CALHOUN, MARK G. CLAY, TERENCE G. CONLEY, KENNETH R. CURRY, PHILIP M. DEAN, ANTHONY W. DRIZA, LAWRENCE FUCHS, RONALD H. GERTSEN, WILLIAM J. GRACE, ROGER L. GRAYSON, EDWARD C. GUNDERSON, MARVIN J
Attorney:APPEARING FOR APPELLANTS: NICHOLAS GRANATH (Stanley J. Silverstone, on the brief), Seham, Seham, Meltz & Petersen, LLP, White Plains, New York. APPEARING FOR APPELLEE: DARIN M. DALMAT (Edgar N. James, Steven K. Hoffman, on the brief), James & Hoffman, P.C., Washington, D.C.
Judge Panel:PRESENT: RALPH K. WINTER, REENA RAGGI, PETER W. HALL, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:October 01, 2014
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
 
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LARRY SCERBA, WILLIAM A. ALEXANDER, JOHN BABUINI, DONALD BICKELMANN, KEITH BJORNDAL, GEORGE MARTIN BLACK, RANDALL T. BLAIR, H. WITNEY BOGGS, III, PORTER B. CALHOUN, MARK G. CLAY, TERENCE G. CONLEY, KENNETH R. CURRY, PHILIP M. DEAN, ANTHONY W. DRIZA, LAWRENCE FUCHS, RONALD H. GERTSEN, WILLIAM J. GRACE, ROGER L. GRAYSON, EDWARD C. GUNDERSON, MARVIN J. HAMM, JOHN L. HARPER, CLYDE HECKERT, CHARLES HENDERSON, THOMAS J. HENION, GREGORY W. HINCHLIFFE, HENRY R. HITPAS, RONALD D. HOSKINS, JENS H. HOYT, STEVEN P. JOHNSON, TIMOTHY F. KALCEVIC, RICHARD A. KATTERICH, KARL B. KATTREIN, KENNETH C. KIRKPATRICK, DALE J. KRUSE, RICHARD J. LEVY, THOMAS LOMBARDO, CHRIS P. MARSHALL, HARRY H. MATARAS, JAMES MATEOS, GREGG E. MAXWELL, JR., GLENN D. MAYNARD, DON L. MORRE, JAMES W. MURDOCH, III, STEVEN C. NELSON, J.E. PERRY, KETH J. POOL, REGINALD PRZYBYL, JOHN PURIFOY, BILLIE J. RAHM, RICHARD A. RALPH, KENNETH H. RITZENTHALER, EDWIN C. ROBERTS, RONALD R. ROGERS, ALBERT A. ROOK, SCOTT W. RUSSELL, ROBERT B. SALA, MICHAEL B. SHANHOLTZ, GARY M. SHEPPARD, THOMAS G. SAINT DENIS, ANDREW R. STEINBECK, SCOTT J. STOW, ROBERT N. SWACKER, TIMOTHY W. SWANSON, TERRY S. THAMES, WILLIAM J. THAMS, BARRY TRUDEAU, DENIS P. WALSH, WAYNE E. WEYER, THOMAS K. WIEHL, III, Plaintiffs-Appellants,

v.

ALLIED PILOTS ASSOCIATION, Defendant-Appellee.

No. 14-1006-cv

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

October 1, 2014

UNPUBLISHED OPINION

SUMMARY ORDER

RULINGS BY SUMMARY ORDER DO NOT HAVE PRECEDENTIAL EFFECT. CITATION TO A SUMMARY ORDER FILED ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2007, IS PERMITTED AND IS GOVERNED BY FEDERAL RULE OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE 32.1 AND THIS COURT'S LOCAL RULE 32.1.1. WHEN CITING A SUMMARY ORDER IN A DOCUMENT FILED WITH THIS COURT, A PARTY MUST CITE EITHER THE FEDERAL APPENDIX OR AN ELECTRONIC DATABASE (WITH THE NOTATION ''SUMMARY ORDER''). A PARTY CITING A SUMMARY ORDER MUST SERVE A COPY OF IT ON ANY PARTY NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL.

At a stated term of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, held at the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse, 40 Foley Square, in the City of New York, on the 1st day of October, two thousand fourteen.

Appeal from a judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Lewis A. Kaplan, Judge; Andrew J. Peck, Magistrate Judge).

APPEARING FOR APPELLANTS: NICHOLAS GRANATH (Stanley J. Silverstone, on the brief), Seham, Seham, Meltz & Petersen, LLP, White Plains, New York.

APPEARING FOR APPELLEE: DARIN M. DALMAT (Edgar N. James, Steven K. Hoffman, on the brief), James & Hoffman, P.C., Washington, D.C.

PRESENT: RALPH K. WINTER, REENA RAGGI, PETER W. HALL, Circuit Judges.

UPON DUE CONSIDERATION, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that the judgment entered on April 23, 2013, is AFFIRMED.

Plaintiffs, who are pilots employed by American Airlines, Inc., and represented by defendant Allied Pilots Association ("APA"), appeal from the dismissal of their claims that APA breached its duty of fair representation implied under the National Labor Relations Act, see Kalyanaram v. Am. Ass'n of Univ. Professors at the N.Y. Institute of Tech., 742 F.3d 42, 46 (2d Cir. 2014), and violated plaintiffs' statutory right to arbitration under the Railway Labor Act ("RLA"), see 45 U.S.C. § 151, et seq. We review de novo the dismissal of a complaint under Fed.R.Civ.P. 12(b)(6), accepting all factual allegations...

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