|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|06-939||9th Cir.||Mar 19, 2008||Jun 19, 2008||7-2||Stevens||OT 2007|
Holding: Sections 16645.2 and 16645.7 of California’s Assembly Bill 1889 – which, among other things, prohibits employers that receive state grants or more than $10,000 in state program funds per year from using the funds “to assist, promote, or deter union organizing” – are pre-empted by the National Labor Relations Act.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice John Paul Stevens on June 19, 2008. Justice Breyer filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Ginsburg joined.