Synopsis By: Nelson - Proceeding Author: Joseph Brandschain, David L. Cole, Clair V. Duff, I. Robert Feinberg, Charles O. Gregory, Edgar A. Jones, Jr., Sanford H. Kadish, J. Keith Mann, Herbert L. Sherman, Jr., Clyde W. Summers, Jerre S. Williams

A discussion of recent judicial decisions affecting labor arbitration and collective bargaining agreements. Key areas: Procedural arbitrability; obligations of successor employers; substantive arbitrability; suits to compel or stay arbitration; arbitrator’s’ decision that a dispute is not arbitrable after a court determination of arbitrability; suits to confirm or vacate awards; individual breach of contract suits; other issues involved in suits under Section 301; jurisdictional overlaps among arbitration, NLRB proceedings, and court actions; and miscellaneous other issues