U.S. Bulk Carriers, Inc. v. Arguelles
400 U.S. 351 (1971)

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U.S. Bulk Carriers, Inc. v. Arguelles, 400 U.S. 351 (1971)

U.S. Bulk Carriers, Inc. v. Arguelles

No. 29

Argued November 12, 1970

Decided January 13, 1971

400 U.S. 351

Syllabus

The enactment of § 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act, which provides for the enforcement of grievance and arbitration provisions of collective bargaining agreements in industries affecting commerce, did not abrogate, but merely added an optional remedy to, the remedy of 46 U.S.C. § 596, which permits seamen to sue for wages in federal court. Pp. 400 U. S. 352-358.

408 F.2d 1065 affirmed.

DOUGLAS, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which BURGER, C.J., and BLACK, HARLAN, and BLACKMUN, JJ., joined. BLACK, J., filed a concurring statement, post, p. 400 U. S. 358. HARLAN, J., filed a concurring opinion, post, p. 400 U. S. 358. WHITE, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which BRENNAN, STEWART, and MARSHALL, JJ., joined, post, p. 400 U. S. 366.

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