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Legal Memorandum: Interpretation of a Collective Bargaining Agreement

Issue: May a collective bargaining agreement be interpreted under state law?

Area of Law: Employee Law
Keywords: Collective bargaining agreement; Interpretation; State law
Jurisdiction: Federal
Cited Cases: None
Cited Statutes: Section 301 of the LMRA
Date: 04/01/2006

“Where an application of state law requires the interpretation of a collective bargaining agreement, Section 301 of the LMRA preempts such application.”  Id. at 5 (citing Lingle v. Norge Div. of Magic Chef, Inc., 486 U.S. 399, 413 (1988) TA l "Lingle v. Norge Div. of Magic Chef, Inc., 486 U.S. 399 (1988)" s "Lingle v. Norge Div. of Magic Chef (1988)" c 1 ).

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