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Unformatted text preview: general domineer around Smithfield The company violated the NLRA by discharging employees Rayshawn Ward, Lawanna Johnson, Margo McMillan, and Ada Perry by terminating them due to their union support HOLDING Supreme Court sided with the NLRB in every appeal that Smithfield brought to court SIGNIFICANCE OF CASE This case drew the line between how an employer can and cant act concerning employee activity of forming a union Smithfield contended that the terminations were based on other reasons, such as bad behavior or absences, but in reality it was due to their union support. This case proved that an employer cant hide behind petty claims to terminate an employee in support of unionizing Supervisors ordered employees to engage in anti-union activities that the employees didnt agree with, trying to coerce the employees against the union...
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- Fall '11