No. 281.

350 U.S. 299 (1956)

76 S.Ct. 400

100 L.Ed. 335


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 27, 1956.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Oscar H. Davis argued the cause for the United States. With him on the brief were Solicitor General Sobeloff, Assistant Attorney General Olney, Beatrice Rosenberg and Richard J. Blanchard.

Louis Waldman argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief were Seymour M. Waldman and Martin Markson.

Pierce Butler, John C. Benson and M. J. Doherty filed a brief, as amici curiae, supporting respondent.

MR. JUSTICE CLARK delivered the opinion of the Court.

The question for decision in this case is whether the president and principal negotiator of a labor union is a "representative" of employees within the meaning of § 302 (b) of the Labor Management Relations Act of 1947. 61 Stat. 136, 29 U. S. C. § 141. That section makes it unlawful for "any representative of any employees" to receive money or other thing of...

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