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Workplace justice without unions: Summary of a study

A comparison of the industrial justice systems developed by non-unionized companies, comparing them also to labor arbitration, to United States courts, and to courts in other countries, examining the favorableness of the systems to the respective parties and examining several other dimensions. The studies show the statistical “win” percentages in various forums; the costs; and …

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An evaluation, by advocates, of arbitrators’ performance in discharge and discipline cases, with emphasis on arbitrators’ definitions of just cause, the need for the appearance of fairness and for reasoned impartiality, and the use of the reinstatement without back pay remedy.

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The arbitration of discharge cases: a case study.

An analysis of arbitration awards involving the question of just cause for discharge for four major categories of offenses. The author considers whether the penalty is upheld or modified, and identifies the criteria used in making the determinations. Arbitrator Aaron forecasts that studies of this kind will become more meaningful as more of them are …

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Report of a study of 207 arbitration awards published in Labor Arbitration Reports from 1950-1955 in which discharged employees were reinstated. Management and labor officials involved in the cases were surveyed. Statistical appendices are provided. Arbitrator Wolff suggests that employees who do not wish reinstatement may, instead, grieve for damages.

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