Case Study

Read Case Study 10-2, “Must a Union Process a Grievance of a Nonunion Employee?” on page 463 of your textbook. Then, answer the questions provided.

  1. What are nonunion employee rights under the LMRA?
  2. What is meant by the union’s duty of fair representation?
  3. When has the union met its obligation of fair representation?
  4. Has the union in this case met its fair representation obligation? Explain.

Your response to these questions should be a minimum of 1 page in length. Use APA format to cite and reference all quoted and paraphrased material, including your textbook. Please be sure to include your reference list on a separate page.

Textbook: Holley, W. H., Jr., Jennings, K. M., & Wolters R. S. (2012). The labor relations process (10th ed.) [VitalSource Bookshelf version]. Retrieved from