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Wright v. Universal Maritime Service Corp.

Docket No.: 97-889
Argued: October 7, 1998
Decided: November 16, 1998

Topics:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Unions, ADA, ADEA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Arbitration, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Discrimination in Employment, Fair Labor Standards Act, Labor Management Relations Act, National Labor Relations Act, OSHA, Title VII, conditions of employment, terms and conditions of employment

Petitioner: Wright
Respondent: Universal Maritime Service Corp.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 121 F.3d 702
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


525 U.S. 70 (1998)
Question:

May employees sue over alleged discrimination under the ADA when their union contract requires grievances to be handled through arbitration?

Wright v. Universal Maritime Service Corp.
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 07, 1998

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Wright, 0 vote(s) against

Wright v. Universal Maritime Service Corp.
Case Documents

1Opinion in Wright v. Universal Maritime Service Corp.
2Opinion in Wright v. Universal Maritime Service Corp.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.