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Ruminations about ideology, law, and labor arbitration

Examination of (1) whether arbitration is especially vulnerable to pressure incompatible with fair and even-handed dispute resolution; (2) the appropriate role of courts in reviewing arbitration decisions; and (3) the…

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Professor Dunlop describes the current and projected state of employment law disputes favoring alternative dispute resolution in lieu of litigation and administrative rulings. The Commission on the Future of Worker-Management…

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Neutral consultants in collective bargaining

The author perceives a public demand for a change in the way labor relations are conducted, and outlines a new role for neutrals designed to address that demand – that…

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A brief review of the experience of the National Joint Board for the resolution of jurisdictional disputes in the building industry, first created in 1948 by the Building and Constructions…

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An overview of the expansion and increasing complexity of the industrial relations field and the rapid growth in government regulations pertaining to employment. The author expresses concern with the isolationism…

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The author asserts that arbitrators have the skills, perception and respect to be effective mediators and creative problem solvers in contexts other than labor arbitration, and gives examples from his…

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