Goodall-Sanford, Inc. v. Textile Workers,
353 U.S. 550 (1957)

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Goodall-Sanford, Inc. v. Textile Workers, 353 U.S. 550 (1957)

Goodall-Sanford, Inc. v. United Textile Workers

of America, AFL, Local 1802

No. 262

Argued March 25-26, 1957

Decided June 3, 1957

353 U.S. 550


1. In a suit by a union under § 301(a) of the Labor Management Relations Act of 1947, a Federal District Court has authority to compel compliance by an employer with an agreement to arbitrate disputes arising under a collective bargaining agreement with the union. Textile Workers v. Lincoln Mills, ante, p. 353 U. S. 448. Pp. 353 U. S. 550-552.

2. A decree under § 301(a) ordering enforcement of an arbitration provision in a collective bargaining agreement is a "final decision" within the meaning of 28 U.S.C. § 1291, and is appealable. Pp. 353 U. S. 551-552.

233 F.2d 104 affirmed.

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