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Employer's Lockout and Layoff of Employees to Bring Economic Pressure Upon Union Does Not Violate NLRA

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    American Ship Building Co. v. NLRB, 380 U.S. 300 (1965) (0 other reports)

Author: Irene Stavrellis Englert, Englert Legal Consulting, LLC

In American Ship Building Co. v. NLRB, +380 U.S. 300 (1965), the Supreme Court addressed whether an employer committed an unfair labor practice under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when it temporarily laid off or "locked out" its employees during a labor dispute in order to bring economic pressure in support of its bargaining position.