545 S.W.2d 98 (1976)

CITY OF MEMPHIS and Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, Petitioners, v. INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS UNION, LOCAL 1288, et al., Respondents.

Supreme Court of Tennessee, Western Division.

December 31, 1976.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ross B. Clark, II, Frierson M. Graves, Jr., Memphis, for petitioners.

Lucius E. Burch, Jr., Burch, Porter & Johnson, Saul C. Belz, Burch, Porter & Johnson, Memphis, for respondents.


FONES, Justice.

This suit was brought by two employees1 of the Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division seeking a declaratory judgment of the constitutionality of a Memphis Charter provision requiring all personnel solely employed by the City of Memphis to reside within the territorial limits of Shelby County.

The Chancellor held that the charter provision was constitutional and dismissed the suit. The Court of Appeals...

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