616 F.2d 967 (6th Cir. 1980), 77-1706, General Motors Corp. v. N.L.R.B.

Docket Nº:77-1706.
Citation:616 F.2d 967
Party Name:GENERAL MOTORS CORP., Petitioner, v. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD, Respondent.
Case Date:March 14, 1980
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
 
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616 F.2d 967 (6th Cir. 1980)

GENERAL MOTORS CORP., Petitioner,

v.

NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD, Respondent.

No. 77-1706.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

March 14, 1980

Michael J. Connolly, General Motors Corp., Detroit, Mich., for petitioner.

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Elliott Moore, Jay Shanklin, Deputy Associate Gen. Counsel, N. L. R. B., Michael Murchison, Washington, D. C., Emil C. Farkas, Director Region 9, N. L. R. B., Cincinnati, Ohio, for respondent.

Before BROWN, KENNEDY and JONES, Circuit Judges.

ORDER.

General Motors Corporation (GM) petitions for review of a decision and order of the NLRB. The NLRB has filed a cross-petition for enforcement of its order. The NLRB held that GM violated Sections 8(a)(1) and 8(a)(3) of the National Labor Relations Act, 29 U.S.C. § 158(a)(1), (3), by suspending a union district committeeman for his use of the grievance procedure. The NLRB ordered GM to cease and desist its violations of the Act and to make the committeeman whole for any loss of earnings from his suspension. [*]

GM argues that the union committeeman abused the grievance procedure by taking too much time discussing the grievance with the grievant and by refusing to comply with a request that he submit this dispute on abuse of the procedure to the grievance procedure. The sole issue in this case is whether...

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