U.S. Supreme Court

Case Status

Docket Number


2022 Term

Lower Court Opinion


Questions Presented

Does the National Labor Relations Act impliedly preempt a state tort claim against a union for intentionally destroying an employer’s property in the course of a labor dispute?

Case Updates

Supreme Court holds that the NLRA does not preempt state tort claims against a union for intentional destruction of an employer’s property during a labor dispute

June 01, 2023

Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber files merits-stage amicus brief urging Supreme Court to hold that destruction of property is not a lawful labor-negotiation tactic insulated from state-court liability

November 08, 2022

Click here to view the Chamber’s amicus brief.

Carter G. Phillips of Sidley Austin LLP and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.

Case Documents