Synopsis By: Ray - Proceeding Author: David E. Feller, John A. Fillion, David Y. Klein, John Phillip Linn

David Klein and John Fillion discuss the role of the UAW’s seven member public review board in resolving appeals arising under the union’s constitution and ethical practices codes: The Board hears member appeals regarding fraud, discrimination or collusion in grievance claims, internal union election contests, administratorships and other matters. John Phillip Linn discusses the AFT Public Review Board and cases it has handled. David E. Feller discusses the Assn. of Western Pulp and Paper Workers Public Review Board and the role of a public review board in helping a union administration avoid external intervention by the government.