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Intervention: Rights and policies

A discussion of the opposing theories underlying the alternatives to intervention by interested employees in grievance arbitrations. The theory espoused by one of the principal proponents, Professor Clyde W. Summers,…

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An examination of the difficulties confronting the union in cases of worker-on-worker violence. Various management approaches are critically assessed, including profiling and zero-tolerance policies. An alternative approach to addressing workplace…

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The article addresses recent developments in judicial standards of review of arbitrators’ awards in Canada, and furnishes an update of the NAA involvement in a Canadian Supreme Court decision….

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Violence in the workplace: Prevention strategies

A three-part approach is recommended as the best strategy to prevent violence: 1) pre-incident training, 2) stress-management interventions, and 3) employee victim debriefing. Warning signs of potential violent behavior, and…

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