Employment law

1: (due today)

Has the court system reached the right balance between the individual worker who does not wish to join the union or pay union dues with the rights of the union to collect for its collective bargaining costs? Write your thoughts in a Word document

2: (due Sunday)

Conduct some independent research and locate the following case: “Hines V. Anchor Motor Freight, Inc.,” 424 U.S. 554 (1976).

Answer the following case questions in a Word document and submit them to the drop box as instructed below. As always, write in effective sentences with proper mechanics.

Case Questions

Why were the employees discharged? Were they actually guilty of such misconduct? Explain your answer.
What is the basis of the employees’ claim that the union had breached its duty of fair representation? What is the effect of the arbitration board decision in this case?
What must the employees demonstrate to establish a breach of the duty of fair representation? How would that affect the decision of the arbitration board? Explain.