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Review of British procedures for processing grievances and disputes, with particular emphasis on procedures in manufacturing. Major distinctions from American procedures include lack of arbitral or court interpretation of language;…

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In the United Kingdom, the majority of employment disputes are resolved by Employment Tribunals, rather than civil courts. A statutory body – the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (or “ACAS”)…

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There has been legislation in Great Britain against unfair dismissals in operation since February 1972. The author explores workers rights in Britain (union and non-union) and the effects of the…

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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…

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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…

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In some European countries (Belgium, France, Italy and Germany), arbitration of labor disputes is rarely used and/or is illegal. Instead, labor courts render final adjudication. Sweden and Italy have some…

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A comparison of the dispute settlement procedures in effect prior to enactment of the Industrial Relations Act in 1971, with the procedures followed after that Act’s enactment, and a discussion…

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Comparison of the American system of industrial relations with its European counterparts; principally with the British system. The author concludes that American workers are better protected than their European counterparts,…

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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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Industrial relations events in Britain including, especially, new legislation.

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