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Attorney Teitelbaum notes the infrequency with which statutory claims arise, and that CBAs often furnish the means for redress of matters also addressed by statute. The potential conflicts between seniority…

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The article examines 78 arbitration decisions that weigh the employer’s right to discipline for absenteeism against the employee’s family care-giving responsibilities. It places such absences in demographic context; examines when…

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Arbitrator Knowlton posits that fairness requires the evolution of the concept of just cause to take into account the contemporary circumstances of workers, who increasingly lack a familial safety net.

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The survey of Academy members reveals the small but increasing number of cases they take dealing with the employment arbitration of statutory disputes. The survey addresses associated due process concerns;…

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An examination of the arbitrator’s role in applying public statutes to determinations of just cause when those statutes have been incorporated by reference into the CBA….

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Attorney Hautzinger sees a new era in employee involvement in operational decisions that runs counter to the National Labor Relations Act. He sees no “social contract” because he sees no…

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The predominance of single-parent and dual-worker households has greatly increased the tension that employees feel between responsibilities to their jobs and responsibilities to their families. Labor arbitrators most commonly encounter…

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A critique of WORK/FAMILY CONFLICT, a paper by Professor Joan Williams that exams the changing demographics of working families and, specifically, the arbitration decisions pertaining to conflicting work-family obligations. Professor…

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The author explains management’s preference for arbitration rather than litigation (especially jury trials) of employment disputes….

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