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The author discusses the invalidity of the polygraph, the voice stress analyzer, the facial ticometer, the pupillopmeter and other electronic lie-catching apparatus, and considers more reliable principles of credibility.

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Admissibility of evidence

Excerpts from workshops on the admissibility of evidence. The subjects include 1) the grievant’s prior employment record; 2) spotters’ reports; 3) decisions of other tribunals; 4) new evidence at hearing; 5) the grievant’s post-discharge conduct; 6) stolen documents; 7) lie detector tests, and 8) burden of proof.

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A survey of the statutory, judicial, and related public employment dispute-settlement developments at the federal, state, and local levels in 1977. It contains a state-by-state analysis of legislation enacted, developments in the federal sector under the Executive Orders, and a digest of selected appellate and high-court decisions. A brief section is included on research and …

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Problems of proof in the arbitration process: Report of the Chicago Area Tripartite Committee

A discussion of hearing procedures and the rules of evidence. [See also the transcript of the open discussion, 1966 page 110.]

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Problems of proof in the arbitration process: Report of the West Coast Tripartite Committee

Discussion of pre-hearing procedures, hearing procedures, and rules of evidence, with additional remarks regarding history and theory on these matters. [See also the transcript of the open discussion, 1966 page 214.]

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Problems of proof in the arbitration process: Report of the Pittsburgh Tripartite Committee

A discussion of hearing procedures and rules of evidence. [See also the transcript of the open discussion, 1966 page 263.]

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Making Arbitration work: A colloquium

George W. Taylor examines the dynamic forces affecting the purposes served by arbitration.Irving Bluestone notes that expense or arbitration can be problematic, especially for small units. He also explores the training of Union advocates, the use of lie detectors, and the tendency of some arbitrators to resolve cases by the “path of least resistance” – …

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