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Just cause across industries: III. The federal sector

The participants describe the differences between the way discharge penalties are arrived at in the federal sector, and the way that arbitrators deal with them, as compared with private sector…

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Professor Gamser observes that, “If there is still some basis to continue the debate over whether external law must be considered by the arbitrator in the private sector, there is…

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Collective bargaining and arbitration in the federal sector: an update

Grounds for Federal Labor Relations Authority review of arbitrators’ decisions are that they are contrary to law or regulation or, more commonly, that they contravene seven “private sector” grounds for…

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A comprehensive study of the elements of federal labor relations and collective bargaining outside of the private sector, where both sides need to understand and respect the process as a…

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The Code and post-award arbitral discretion

The authors consider the pros and cons of an arbitrator’s retention of jurisdiction. Arbitrator Rehmus reviews the evolution of the doctrine of functus officio, offers guidance on the process, and…

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Arbitration in the federal sector

Arbitrators and advocates give their per perspectives of arbitration in the federal sector. Arbitrators assert that the parties often fail to provide the relevant law, rules, and regulations that must…

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A study of the status of collective bargaining and grievance/arbitration rights of federal classified and white collar employees under Executive Orders 10988 and 11941. The study concludes that such rights…

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