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President Vernon addresses importance of preserving the cultural values implicit in collective bargaining: the human dignity of employees; the moral obligation of the employer to give consideration to their requests; and the economic freedom of both to say no. Given the conflation, in the media and the public’s mind, of labor, employment, and consumer arbitration, …

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Prof. Kochan addresses the future of collective bargaining and its implications for labor arbitration. He considers two questions about the future of collective bargaining: 1) How widespread will collective bargaining be and 2) will changes in the nature of collective bargaining alter the future role and prominence of grievance arbitration? He concludes that the trend …

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The text of the United States Labor Arbitration Act

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Report of Committee on Law and Legislation – 1959

The various legislation committees of the Academy had been concerned for, eight years, with the question of legislation affecting labor dispute arbitration. A chronological record of the Academy’s efforts is presented.

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Arbitration: A union viewpoint

Unions view the arbitration process as an extension of the democratic principles to the industrial world; the agreed-upon substitute for strikes or economic warfare, in a forum that is simpler, more expeditious, more expert and more private that the courts. The CBA is not seen as an exclusive statement of all the rights and privileges …

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A broad view of the parties’ system of self-government that addresses substantive and procedural issues, from the scope of the duty to bargain to arbitration. The author opines that arbitrators play an integral role in fostering the collective bargaining relationship and the acceptability of the results of the grievance procedure.

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A discussion of the effect of a continuing business recession on labor arbitration in the context of strong unions and extensive collective bargaining. The author forecasts continued growth and a bright future for labor arbitration.

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An examination of the nature, characteristics, & functions of grievance arbitration. The “mediation approach” (which is preferred) is contrasted with the “judicial approach” (although specific parties may prefer either model as a means to resolve grievances).

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A discussion of factors likely to affect the future of labor arbitration (in an address delivered at the first annual meeting of the NAA.) The history of labor arbitration and the impact of legislation on arbitration (up to 1948) are reviewed. Arbitrators and the NAA are encouraged to maintain high standards and foster the development …

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