Synopsis By: Mackenzie - Proceeding Author: Stuart Bernstein

A description of tripartite airline system boards of adjustment, and changes in their functioning that resulted from Railway Labor Act mandates and collective-bargaining agreements. Case law in which NLRB decisions were reversed on appeal are reviewed. The operation of the United bipartite system, and its modification to involve neutrals at the outset, are described. Usage statistics are presented. Members of the bipartite board are described as flexible and responsible in their decision-making.