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United Food Workers v. Brown Group Inc.

Docket No.: 95-340
Argued: February 20, 1996
Decided: May 13, 1996

Topics:

29 U.S.C. 2101, Judicial Power, Standing to Sue, 42 U.S.C. 2000e, 9 U.S.C. 1, Article I, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Commerce Clause, Due Process, Fair Labor Standards Act, First Amendment, National Labor Relations Act, Title VII, WARN Act, Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act

PartyNames: UNITED FOOD AND COMMERCIAL WORKERS UNION LOCAL 751 v. BROWN GROUP, INC., DBA BROWN SHOE CO. Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Petitioner: United Food Workers
Respondent: Brown Group Inc.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE EIGHTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 50 F.3d 1426
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

United Food Workers
v.
Brown Group Inc.
517 U.S. 544 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 1529134 L.Ed.2d 758 (517 U.S.
Question:

May a labor union sue on behalf of its members over alleged violations of the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act?

United Food Workers v. Brown Group Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 20, 1996

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United Food Workers, 0 vote(s) against
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