Significant Decisions in Labor Cases

August 1967
Monthly Labor Review;Aug67, Vol. 90 Issue 8, p58
Academic Journal
Summarizes court rulings on labor cases in the United States, compiled as of August 1967. U.S. Supreme Court ruling stating that a striking union did not commit an unfair labor practice when it imposed fines upon some of its members for crossing the picket line to work; Review of court decisions concerning the allocation of the burden of proof in employer discrimination cases.


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