Bloomberg Law
Feb. 25, 2019, 2:39 PMUpdated: Feb. 25, 2019, 7:32 PM

Supreme Court Rejects In-N-Out’s Union Button Case (1)

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla
Hassan A. Kanu
Hassan A. Kanu
Legal Reporter

In-N-Out Burger Inc. won’t get a chance to convince the U.S. Supreme Court that it should be allowed to ban workers from wearing buttons supporting a union-backed campaign for higher minimum wages and stronger workplace rights.

The high court Feb. 25 declined to hear In-N-Out’s challenge to a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruling that it violated labor law by telling a worker to remove his “Fight for $15" button. The Fifth Circuit ruled that the burger chain’s concerns about food safety and its unique public image can’t justify restricting workers’ rights to communicate and take actions ...

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