Walker v. Southern Railway Co.,
385 U.S. 196 (1966)

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Walker v. Southern Railway Co., 385 U.S. 196 (1966)

Walker v. Southern Railway Co.

No. 89

Argued November 10, 1966

Decided December 5, 1966

385 U.S. 196


Action by petitioner, employee, for money damages against railroad for wrongful discharge in violation of collective bargaining agreement subject to the Railway Labor Act held not barred by his failure to pursue administrative remedies available under the Act at time he brought suit. Moore v. Illinois Cent. R. Co., 312 U. S. 630, followed; Republic Steel Corp. v. Maddox, 379 U. S. 650, distinguished.

354 F.2d 950 reversed and remanded.

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