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An argument that arbitrators, who have responsibility over the integrity of the arbitration process under the Supreme Court’s grant of a “free charter,” must ensure quality standards and actively discourage expedited procedures and require a transcript as a key element of a fair and full case hearing.

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Recent supreme court decisions and the arbitration process

Reflections on the language of the Steelworkers’ Trilogy. The author warns against any construing of “industrial common law” that would allow arbitrators to go outside the corners of the CBA. Freidin and Feller debate whether an employer should be deemed to have agreed to arbitrate the claimed violation of any term unless specifically included in …

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