Conduct some independent research and locate the following case: “Hines V. Anchor Motor Freight, Inc.,” 424 U.S. 554 (1976).
Why were the employees discharged? Were they actually guilty of such misconduct? Explain your answer.
What is the basis of the employees’ claim that the union had breached its duty of fair representation? What is the effect of the arbitration board decision in this case?
What must the employees demonstrate to establish a breach of the duty of fair representation? How would that affect the decision of the arbitration board? Explain.