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Truth or consequences: Arbitral rulings on discipline for alleged abuse in law enforcement, education, health care and customer service settings.

A panel discussion of three case studies of alleged abuse involving (1) a nursing home, (2) a police shooting, and (3) sexual assault on a student by a teacher.Following the panel discussion, Arbitrator Jaffe presents four hypothetical cases in the health care, police, education and trucking industries, followed by questions relevant to the imposition of …

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A discussion, by union and management counsels, in which they agree that ‘efficiency’ and ‘productivity’ are best not made terms of the CBA, over which the arbitrator will be called upon to rule. Contracting-out, ‘contingent employees’ and ‘contracting in’ are discussed, as is the deterioration of the arbitration system when the parties taking a ‘must …

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