C.2. Additional Cases

There is a great deal of case law that impacts human resource management. I have included many of those significant cases in the chapters where they have the most impact, but there are many more that impact HR practice on a daily basis. You should be prepared to see some of these included in questions on the exam.

C.2.1. 1968: Rosenfeld v. Southern Pacific

Leah Rosenfeld began working for Southern Pacific (SP) in 1944 and was a member of the Transportation Communication Employees Union, which represented employees at that location. As part of its Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with SP, the union had negotiated a clause that stated, "Employees shall be regarded as in line for promotion, advancement depending upon ...

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