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Discussion of the historical status of labor arbitration; evolution of the jurisdiction of arbitrators, the NLRB, and courts to interpret labor agreements; Supreme Court decisions and NLRB policies regarding NLRB…

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Arbitration and rights under collective agreements: Report of the Committee on Law and Legislation for 1965

A discussion of recent judicial decisions affecting labor arbitration and collective bargaining agreements. Key areas: Procedural arbitrability; obligations of successor employers; substantive arbitrability; suits to compel or stay arbitration; arbitrator’s’…

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Professor Cox states the legal effects of the Lincoln Mills decision, and offers three assertions: 1) those involved in arbitration cannot ignore judicial decisions under section 301; 2) the construction…

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Ruminations about ideology, law, and labor arbitration

Examination of (1) whether arbitration is especially vulnerable to pressure incompatible with fair and even-handed dispute resolution; (2) the appropriate role of courts in reviewing arbitration decisions; and (3) the…

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Arbitrability and the arbitrator’s jurisdiction

An examination of the differences between arbitrability and jurisdiction. Author Justin posits that an arbitrator serves as parties’ agent, with the arbitrator’s award viewable as a contract of settlement, and…

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The permanent arbitration system between John Deere and UAW locals at eight of the Company’s plants in Iowa and Indiana are described and evaluated, including the procedures followed and substantive…

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Consensus holds that arbitrators may rely upon federal law as an aide in contract interpretation, and may rest a decision on federal law when expressly contractually authorized to do so….

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Commenting on the interrelation of the arbitration award and external law, Morris contends that specific federal labor laws provide a framework within which contracts are to be construed and enforced….

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A report of the Committee on Law and Legislation for 1971, National Academy of Arbitrators, with a focus on Section 301 actions under the Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA) reported…

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Recent supreme court decisions and the arbitration process

Reflections on the language of the Steelworkers’ Trilogy. The author warns against any construing of “industrial common law” that would allow arbitrators to go outside the corners of the CBA….

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