Synopsis By: Dissen - Proceeding Author: Edgar A. Jones, Jr.

An examination of the impact of arbitration on the formulation and administration of national labor policy. The interplay between labor arbitration and state and federal courts and administrative tribunals, the roles of public policy in labor arbitration in both the private and public sectors are considered. Although public policy concerns inhere in many cases, arbitrators should remain faithful to the agreement, and be wary of public policy arguments advanced by public sector employers to avoid arbitration altogether.