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Arbitration of wage incentives: Three perspectives

Milton Rubin discusses the arbitration of pay for production work standards and work measurement, including time studies and work standards. Alfred Dybeck discusses the arbitration of wage incentive issues in the steel industry. William Gomberg discusses arbitration under wage incentive payment plans, including Postal Service production standards arbitrations and steel industry practices under the 1968 …

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The author’s view is that the “central problem in the determination of most wage disputes under wage incentive payment plans is the dispute over the production standard.” He discusses the arbitrability of production standards and agrees that labor prefers non-engineers as arbitrators in rate-setting disputes. Mr. Haughton is an advisor to arbitrators who handle these …

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