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Problems of proof in the arbitration process: Report of the West Coast Tripartite Committee

Discussion of pre-hearing procedures, hearing procedures, and rules of evidence, with additional remarks regarding history and theory on these matters. [See also the transcript of the open discussion, 1966 page…

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The authority of labor arbitrators to fashion and administer discovery procedures is now firmly established. The basic objective of arbitral discovery is to achieve full disclosure while avoiding the legal…

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Decisional thinking: West Coast panel report:Conclusion and Panel discussion

The panelists discuss discovery, the duty of full disclosure, evidence, burden of proof, testimony, production of witnesses, Title VII, the duty of fair representation, and a broad range of subjects…

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The author identifies ten precepts that although are now uniformly accepted in private grievance arbitration, were once vigorously disputed. Among them is the notion that an employee should obey now…

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The author examines the arbitrator’s role in the resolution of contract ambiguities and in interest arbitration. Impediments to ascertaining the truth arise from poor representation, inadequate pre-hearing disclosure, and delay….

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