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Allentown Mack Sales v. NLRB

Docket No.: 96-795
Argued: October 15, 1997
Decided: January 26, 1998

Topics:

National Labor Relations, as amended, Unions, Administrative Procedure, First Amendment, National Labor Relations Act, abuse of discretion, judicial review

Petitioner: Allentown Mack Sales
Respondent: National Labor Relations Board

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT
Citation: 83 F.3d 1483
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


522 U.S. 359 (1998)
Question:

Is the National Labor Relations Board's "good-faith reasonable doubt" standard for polling employees on union support rational and consistent with the National Labor Relations Act? Is the NLRB's factual determination that Allentown Mack Sales, Inc. lacked such doubt supported by substantial evidence in the record?

Allentown Mack Sales v. NLRB
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 15, 1997

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Allentown Mack Sales, 4 vote(s) against

Allentown Mack Sales v. NLRB
Case Documents

1Opinion in Allentown Mack Sales v. NLRB
2Opinion in Allentown Mack Sales v. NLRB
Additional documents for this case are pending review.