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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 of proof and reliance (or citation) of the “seven tests” of just cause are examined. Theodore J. St. Antoine examines The Common Law of the …

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A survey of Academy members, concerning the circumstances under which they will mitigate discipline based upon the denial of due process.

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The criminal law and industrial discipline as sanctioning systems: Some comparative observations

A discussion of fundamental issues of the criminal law and industrial discipline and a comparison of the responses of each system to the issue. The author discusses the workings and problems of a punishment system.

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