employment law

yellow dog contract


An agreement between an employer and employee in which the employee agrees not to join or remain a member of a labor or employer organization. Yellow dog contracts are generally illegal.

Illustrative caselaw

See, e.g. Lincoln...

Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer (1952)

Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer (1952) is a U.S. Supreme Court case in which the Court held that President Truman lacked either constitutional or statutory authority to seize the nation's strike-bound steel mills (the Court noted, however,...