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The documentary film “Beyond Collision: High Integrity Labour Relations” highlights four organizations and their unions that have created relationships that are productive for the employer, the union, and employees. The article enumerates 9 characteristics shared by the parties in this film, and posits that those 9 can serve as guideposts to best practices in union-management …

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Updating arbitration

Author Fisher maintains that the arbitration process is too confrontational, and that centralized control and authority must give way to more local control. He describes the United Steel Workers Union and various steel companies expedited arbitration panels as examples. He contends that Arbitrators should not be viewed as judges in technical, arm’s-length disputes between strangers …

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