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Some arbitrators equate their remedy power with that of a court dealing with a suit for breach of contract, and award actual damages, restitution, and equitable remedies, unless proscribed by…

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How and why labor arbitrators decide discipline and discharge cases. An empirical examination.

A statistical analysis of over 2,000 discipline and discharge arbitration decisions and the rationale given in those cases in which the discharge penalty was mitigated. Concepts such as the quantum…

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What happens after the arbitrator’s award? I. Introduction

A survey of HR managers and labor relations personnel indicated that 86% of the employees who were reinstated after discharge were still employed, and had not engaged in recidivism. The…

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Keeping It Moving: Evidence and Procedure Rulings

A fact-based and scenario based discussion of how evidentiary and procedural issues have been expeditiously addressed by arbitrators before, during and after the hearing.

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Just cause across industries: VII. Railroads

The panelists discuss just cause in the railroad industry.

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Just cause across industries: IV. The Postal Service

The panelists discuss just cause in the Postal Service.

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