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Unformatted text preview: the store employees ISSUE Did the respondent unions disrupt the stores business by appealing to the customers of the store not to buy any of its products? LOWER COURT The NLRB found that the union was guilty of consumer picketing in front of a secondary establishment Court of Appeals sided with the union on the basis that there was no evidence that the picketers had ever deterred customers from shopping at the Safeway stores HOLDING Supreme Court upheld the Court of Appeals findings SIGNIFICANCE OF CASE Congress stated that there must be visible evidence that the picketers threatened, coerced, or restrained any customers against shopping in the store The picketers only tried to persuade customers against the primary employer, which falls within the rights of picketers History shows that Congress was following its usual practice of legislating against peaceful picketing only to curb isolated evils...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course MGT 405 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Miami University.
- Fall '11