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A discussion of judicial reasoning in overturning arbitration awards, with a focus on W. C. Grace. Arbitrators’ application of stare decisis to prior arbitrator awards under the same agreement and inclusion of language in awards indicating consideration of legal issues is recommended. Maintaining labor arbitration as a less technical, expensive and time consuming alternative to …

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Arbitration and federal rights under collective agreements in 1967: Report of the Committee on Law and Legislation for 1967

Review of recent court decisions affecting collective bargaining agreements. Major subdivisions of report include individual employee rights under Section 301; actions cognizable under Section 301; determination of whether a contract exists; application of contracts to events predating or postdating the contract term; successor obligations; identity of the parties to the agreement; exhaustion of the grievance …

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Arbitration and rights under collective agreements: Report of the Committee on Law and Legislation for 1965

A discussion of recent judicial decisions affecting labor arbitration and collective bargaining agreements. Key areas: Procedural arbitrability; obligations of successor employers; substantive arbitrability; suits to compel or stay arbitration; arbitrator’s’ decision that a dispute is not arbitrable after a court determination of arbitrability; suits to confirm or vacate awards; individual breach of contract suits; other …

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Arbitration and federal rights under collective agreements: Report of the Committee on Law and Legislation for 1966

Review of recent court decisions affecting collective bargaining agreements. Major subdivisions of report include statute of limitations; actions cognizable under Section 301 of the LMRA; parties to the action, obligations of successors, effects of the Norris-LaGuardia Act, damages allowable under Section 301; exhaustion of remedies in actions by individual employees and by employers or unions; …

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Intervention: Rights and policies

A discussion of the opposing theories underlying the alternatives to intervention by interested employees in grievance arbitrations. The theory espoused by one of the principal proponents, Professor Clyde W. Summers, that the individual employee has the right to sue the employer separately for breach of contract, is contrasted with the theory espoused by then Solicitor …

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