Pennsylvania R. Co. v. Administrator
360 U.S. 548 (1959)

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Pennsylvania R. Co. v. Administrator, 360 U.S. 548 (1959)

Pennsylvania R. Co. v. Administrator

No. 397

Argued March 26, 1959

Decided June 29, 1959

360 U.S. 548

Syllabus

Claiming that, under a collective bargaining agreement entered into between his union and a railroad under the Railway Labor Act of 1934, he was entitled to extra pay for each time he had performed service for his employer on the tracks of another railroad, a locomotive engineer retired from railroad service and brought suit for such additional compensation against his former employer in a Federal District Court.

Held: notwithstanding his retirement from service, the National Railroad Adjustment Board had exclusive primary jurisdiction over this dispute arising under a collective bargaining agreement, and the District Court properly dismissed the complaint. Pp. 360 U. S. 548-554.

258 F.2d 62 reversed, and cause remanded.

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