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Arbitration and federal rights under collective agreements: Report of the Committee on Law and Legislation for 1966

Review of recent court decisions affecting collective bargaining agreements. Major subdivisions of report include statute of limitations; actions cognizable under Section 301 of the LMRA; parties to the action, obligations…

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An examination of 1968 litigation involving (1) the rights of employees under Section 301; (2) some general judicial problems arising under Section 301 (including actions cognizable under the Section, the…

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Professor Grodin examines four U.S. Supreme Court decisions. The first deals with setting aside a labor arbitrator’s award that conflicts with “public policy”; the second with judicial authority to overrule…

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Mandatory arbitration – the employee’s agreement to arbitrate, rather than litigate, all disputes (including staturory disputes) with his/her employer, has been the subject of empirical studies that have found that…

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Review of processes for resolving impasses over new public sector contracts. Discusses major objectives unique to the public sector and means of achieving them.

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A historical perspective of labor law during the 50-years of the Academy’s existence, including the Taft-Hartley Act; the publication of arbitrators’ awards; The Proceedings of the Academy; the development of…

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The British Columbia Labour Code requires collective bargaining agreements to include arbitration of unresolved grievances, both discharge and discipline (for “just and reasonable cause” only), and problems related to technological…

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The author rejects the compulsory arbitration of contract terms in the public sector: “Essentially, our union has learned, as the civil rights movement and the labor movement had to learn,…

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The authors assert that precluding class actions would undermine the private enforcement of important public policies, including nondiscriminationand consumer protection. If class actions are eliminated, economically unfeasible but socially necessary…

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A statement of opposition to mandatory employment arbitration as a condition of employment, and caution that Academy members should evaluate the fairness of the arbitration procedures in light of the…

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