Synopsis By: Zausner - Proceeding Author: William Gomberg, Ronald W. Haughton

The author’s view is that the “central problem in the determination of most wage disputes under wage incentive payment plans is the dispute over the production standard.” He discusses the arbitrability of production standards and agrees that labor prefers non-engineers as arbitrators in rate-setting disputes. Mr. Haughton is an advisor to arbitrators who handle these disputes. He disagrees with the author’s view that “the setting of a production standard is… wholly a problem in equity..”