ILGWU v. Quality Mfg. Co. - 420 U.S. 276 (1975)


U.S. Supreme Court

ILGWU v. Quality Mfg. Co., 420 U.S. 276 (1975)

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union v.

Quality Manufacturing Co.

No. 73-765

Argued November 18, 1974

Decided February 19, 1975

420 U.S. 276

Syllabus

Respondent employer's denial of employee's request that her union representative be present at investigatory interview that the employee reasonably believed might result in disciplinary action constituted unfair labor practice violative of § 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act because it interfered with, restrained, and coerced the individual right of the employees protected by § 7 of the Act. NLRB v. Weingarten, Inc., ante, p. 420 U. S. 251. P. 420 U. S. 281.

481 F.2d 1018, reversed and remanded.

BRENNAN, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which DOUGLAS, WHITE, MARSHALL, BLACKMUN, and REHNQUIST, JJ., joined. BURGER, C.J., filed a dissenting opinion, ante, p. 420 U. S. 268. POWELL, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which STEWART, J., joined, post, p. 420 U. S. 282.

Page 420 U. S. 277



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