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Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc. v. NLRB

Docket No.: 00-1595
Certiorari Granted: Sep 25 2001
Argued: January 15, 2002
Decided: March 27, 2002

Topics:

8 U.S.C. 1324, Civil Rights, ADEA, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Code, FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, Immigration and Nationality Act, Immigration and Naturalization, NLRA, National Labor Relations Act, Natural Resources, OSHA, abuse of discretion, age discrimination, antitrust, disparate treatment, immigration, res judicata, retaliation, sex discrimination

PartyNames: Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board
Petitioner: Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc.
Respondent: National Labor Relations Board

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Citation: 237 F.3d 639
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc.
v.
National Labor Relations Board
535 U.S. 137 (2002)
Question:

Does the National Labor Relations Board have the discretion to award backpay to an undocumented alien employee who was not legally authorized to work in the United States?

Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc. v. NLRB
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 15, 2002

Holding: reversed, c
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc., 4 vote(s) against
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