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Arbitrator Jaffe describes how he handles statutory claims: the differences between CBA grievances and disputes arising under federal statutes; the issues that frequently arise under the latter; and bases of…

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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…

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Just cause across industries: III. The federal sector

The participants describe the differences between the way discharge penalties are arrived at in the federal sector, and the way that arbitrators deal with them, as compared with private sector…

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Arbitrator Jaffe invokes his personal experiences to illuminate desirable objectives of the arbitration process; e.g., the development of an adequate record, asuring a fair and transparent process that engenders trust…

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The Pension Bomb II. Panel Discussion

A panel discussion by arbitrators of pension disputes about the types of disputes and issues they hear.

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The Implications of 14 PENN PLAZA v PYETT

Arbitrators and labor and management representatives discuss the possible impact of Pyett on union representational duties and employees’ rights….

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A broad overview of the state of employment ADR, including arbitration and mediation. The article addresses the defenses to enforcement of an agreement to arbitrate, unconscionability, and what should be…

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