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Certification and training of labor arbitrators: Should arbitrators be certified? Dead horse rides again

The author concludes that certification for labor arbitrators would not be in the public interest, and that the “need has not been established.” Instead, the value of training programs, internships,…

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Monitoring of call center employees’ conversations and data about phone use and computer use data raise “right of privacy” issues. Judicial and legislative approaches to the issue are examined, as…

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Ethical Issues and Due Process: a Panel Discussion

A panel discussion in which hypothetical situations are commented upon. The issues presented include the timeliness with which CBA procedural requirements are first raised; fairness in the allocating of hearing…

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Major issues in arbitration in the U.S. education sector:Stateside and Puerto Rico

A panel discussion of the practical problems and issues arising under collective bargaining agreements in Puerto Rico and stateside.

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A review of interest arbitration in Massachusetts police and fire disputes, Boston MBTA disputes, the airline industry, and in baseball. The role of the arbitrator in enhancing the acceptability of…

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