Quimbee logo
DMCA.com Protection Status
From our private database of 18,300+ case briefs...

Land Air Delivery, Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board

United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
862 F.2d 354 (D.C. Cir. 1988)


Facts

Land Air Delivery, Inc. (defendant) employed drivers who belonged to the Teamsters Union and others who worked as independent contractors. When the union went on strike, the company initially used existing contractors, replacement employees, and other staff to continue operations. But after three months, the company filled all driver positions with additional independent contractors. The parties had disputed the use of independent contractors in the past, but the company did not discuss the decision with the union. When the strike ended and union drivers wanted to return to their jobs, the company said it had no work for them. The union filed unfair-labor-practice charges under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found that the NLRA required bargaining with the union before subcontracting out unit work, and the company appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Silberman, J.)

What to do next…

  1. Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.

    You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 489,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Vanderbilt, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students. Read our student testimonials.

  2. Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.

    Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students. Read more about Quimbee.

Here's why 489,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:

  • Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 18,300 briefs, keyed to 985 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
  • The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
  • Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
  • Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.

Questions & Answers


Have a question about this case?

Sign up for a free 7-day trial and ask it

Sign up for a FREE 7-day trial