RESPONDENT: Northwestern Iron & Metal Co. et al.
DOCKET NO.: 47
DECIDED BY: Vinson Court (1946-1949)
ARGUED: Nov 08, 1948 / Nov 09, 1948 / Nov 10, 1948
DECIDED: Jan 03, 1949
Facts of the case
In 1946, Nebraska amended its Constitution to provide that no one could be denied employment on the basis of membership or non-membership in a labor organization. A number of labor unions challenged the provision and several other right-to-work laws. This case was decided together with Whitaker v. North Carolina.
Did the Nebraska Constitution as amended violate either the First Amendment or the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment?