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Functus Officio under the Code of Professional Responsibility:The ethics of staying wrong

Article 6.D of the Code of Professional Responsibility – “Clarification or Interpretation of Awards” – states in paragraph 1: “No clarification or interpretation of an award is permissible without the consent of both parties.” In this 3-part article, Attorney Ellman offers reasons that the provision should be deleted from the Code; Attorney Campbell for management, …

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A description of the nature and operation of four and five-member boards in the airline industry and the circumstances in which use of bipartite boards is considered appropriate. Treatment of bipartite board decisions as final and binding arbitration by the courts is viewed favorably. Collective-bargaining agreement provisions for mandatory use of bipartite boards, as opposed …

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