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Procedures under the Railway Labor Act: A panel discussion

A discussion of the emergency board procedures under the Railway Labor Act including the positive and negative aspects of the Act and procedures, crises in the collective bargaining machinery, and the possibility of restructuring cumbersome procedures. The panel also discusses the selection of board personnel and the importance of the board to its success, specialized …

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The status and expendability of the labor arbitrator: A panel discussion

The arbitrator member of the panel analyzes criticism of labor arbitration by the parties. He concludes that “most of the criticism comes from disgruntled participants” who object to losing. Mr. Friedin’s view is that “expendability must continue to be an occupational hazard if arbitration… is to survive.” The “right of selection” limit[s] the hazards of …

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