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Professor Feller reviews three of his earlier papers. The first, “A General Theory of the Collective Bargaining Agreement,” advanced a theory of labor arbitration which, he acknowledges, the courts have followed. The second was “The Impact of External Law upon Labor Arbitration. By “external law” Professor Feller meant public law and not the law of …

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The author compares arbitral and judicial competence to hear and decide discrimination complaints and concludes that the traditional arbitration model provides as good or better forum for resolving gender discrimination claims. She addresses typical concerns (e.g. that an employee will not be fairly represented; that an arbitrator’s narrow responsibility of contract interpretation does not include …

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A discussion of the adoption of expedited arbitration as a permanent feature under the agreement between the Postal Service and the APWU. Expedited arbitration is viewed as an effective tool in addressing 1) the backlog of cases in light of the sheer size of the number of employees in the system and 2) the obligations …

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