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A historical perspective of labor law during the 50-years of the Academy’s existence, including the Taft-Hartley Act; the publication of arbitrators’ awards; The Proceedings of the Academy; the development of…

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The author distinguishes between the Supreme Court’s finding of a Constitutional right of personal privacy from governmental action and actions by private employers. “Instead of defining those rights, arbitrators assume…

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Melding external law with the collective bargaining agreement

A description of the various means by which statutory claims may be invoked in a labor arbitration. Arbitrator Bogue recommends methodologies that arbitrators might use to assure a full and…

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The author gives an overview of the public sector restraints on drug testing, and private sector issues including the unilateral institution of drug testing, drug screening techniques, random drug testing,…

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Professor Clark advocates federal legislation to set standards for all forms of employer investigations, searches and tests to uncover illicit drug use, as a means of avoiding inconsistent employer policies…

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Arbitration in the employer welfare state

Professor Rothstein posits that employers are assuming governmental functions, carrying out or responding to legislation that uses the workplace to address social problems, including non-economic problems, and that arbitrators are…

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Professor Rentfro proffers that evolving societal values are reflected in the workplace: sexual harassment cases; drug and alcohol cases (and employee assistance programs); and a breakdown in the social contract…

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The author states that drug testing is here to stay; that, when done correctly, it works; and that arbitrators have an obligation to apply the language of the CBA and…

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Privacy in the workplace: International perspectives

Privacy in the workplace – drug testing, employee surveillance, searches, screening, physical exams, polygraphs, etc. – in Belgium, Israel and France are examined in this panel discussion….

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