The "Bill of Rights" provision of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 are designed to guarantee and protect employee representation in industrial government. The author, pointing to the method of Mr. Chief Justice Stone in Steele v. Louisville & N.R.R., suggests that the act's purpose may be advanced by an interpretation guided by the consitutional precedents applicable to public government.
Richard A. Givens,
Federal Protection of Employee Rights Within Trade Unions,
29 Fordham L. Rev. 259
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