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Courie v. Alcoa Wheel & Forged Prods., No. 07-4440

In an action claiming that plaintiff's employer and a union discriminated against him by settling his union grievance via an agreement that branded him a racist, dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where there was nothing improper about the union negotiating an agreement whereby plaintiff admitted that he should not have used inappropriate language in exchange for a warning to be stricken from his record.

Read Courie v. Alcoa Wheel & Forged Prods., No. 07-4440

Appellate Information

Argued: April 28, 2009

Decided and Filed: August 18, 2009


Opinion by Judge Martin


For Appellant:

Scot Allen Lewis Hinshaw, Hunton & Williams LLP, Washington, D.C.

For Appellee:

Joyce Goldstein, Goldstein Gragel LLC, Cleveland, OH