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Subcontracting in the 1990s

An examination of the law governing subcontracting (where the CBA is silent) in Canada and the United States is given. This is followed by an union advocate’s presentation of on the history of the law re: subcontracting in the United States and a request that arbitrators be mindful that statutory bargaining requirements are implicit in …

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A review of key NLRB deferral decisions and related court decisions that have resulted in the expectation that arbitrators will apply the law. An increase in the arbitration of statutorily-based issues is seen as likely, and the author suggests the publication of arbitration awards in which NLRB charges have been deferred. More clearly articulated standards …

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