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The author discusses the obvious and significant differences between a court judge and an arbitrator, as evident in practice in the United Kingdom. The major differences are the written basis of an arbitration, the informality of the hearing and the objective of problem solving.Ford Motor Co. v. Amalgamated Union of Engineering and Foundry Workers

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A description of the changes from reliance on third-party intervention to “unfettered” collective-bargaining in the United Kingdom.

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The author explains why labor arbitration has not flourished in Britain

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The author describes the industrial relations policies and dispute resolution mechanisms in Britain, and their efficacy following the election of the Labour Government in February 1974 and the reliance of that government upon an unspecified “social compact or contract.” Th3 policy failed to stem rapidly increasing pay settlements which quickly ran up from the region …

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An Overseas Correspondent reports a dramatic change of British labor relations activity, occasioned by the change from Conservative Party to Labor Party government. The Conservative-sponsored Industrial Relations Act 1971 was abolished, followed by enactment of the Trade Union and Labor Relations Act 1974 and the Employment Protection Act 1975. The mediation activities of the Advisory, …

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Report of the committee on overseas correspondents

Reports on 1973 changes in labor relations law in Australia and the United Kingdom

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Report of the committee on overseas correspondents

Reports on 1973 changes in labor relations law in Australia and the United Kingdom

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