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Bassist Wants REAL Job Back
Highest Court Seventh Circuit
Year Ended 2010
Plaintiffs Band Member(s)
Defendants U.S. Postal Service
Other BANG!
Short Description U.S. Postal worker, Kenneth Truhlar, sued the postal union and the Postal Service for being fired for securing outside employment while receiving disability payments, when he earned around $8,000 from a stint as bassist for a modern incarnation of an obscure early 1970s rock group called "BANG!" The court entered judgment for the union, holding that failing to honor Plaintiff's grievance was not arbitrary, and that Plaintiff failed to establish that the union breached its duty to represent Plaintiff fairly during the grievance process . - LSW & SKR

Legal Issues
Employment Law Federal (National Labor Relations Act) Cause for Termination
    Fair Representation
  Federal (Social Security Act) Disability Compensation


Opinions Truhlar v. John Grace Branch No. 825 of the National Association of Letter Carriers
2007 WL 1030237
N.D. Illinois , March 30, 2007 ( No. 06 C 2232 )


Truhlar v. U.S. Postal Service
600 F.3d 888
Seventh Circuit , April 12, 2010 ( No. 09-1652 )


Truhlar v. John Grace Branch No. 825 of the National Association of Letter Carriers
600 F.Supp.2d 964
N.D. Illinois , February 10, 2009 ( No. 06 C 2232 )


Truhlar v. U.S. Postal Service
79 USLW 3128 / 2010 WL 4053941
Supreme Court of the United States , October 18, 2010 ( No. 10-261 )


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Related Searches Parties
Band Member(s) ( Plaintiff )
BANG! ( Other )
U.S. Postal Service ( Defendant )

Legal Issues
Employment Law / Federal (National Labor Relations Act) / Cause for Termination
Employment Law / Federal (National Labor Relations Act) / Fair Representation
Employment Law / Federal (Social Security Act) / Disability Compensation

Courts
Seventh Circuit (highest court)
N.D. Illinois
Supreme Court of the United States


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