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A discussion of how the relative seniority of pilots of merging airline companies is handled.

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Piloting Through the Merger II. Panel Discussion

A representative of the Air Line Pilots Association, United Airlines, the National Mediation Board, and the NAA discuss the issues raised and factors considered in airline merger related disputes arbitration.

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Under the Railway Labor Act, airlines are required to establish, in their cbas, boards of adjustment comprised of an equal number of management and union-selected representatives. The authors explain how the process works, in theory and in reality.

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The author proposes means (including the active intervention of the NMB) by which the various parties to airline industry negotiations can effectively negotiate collective bargaining agreements in the years following 2007 (the post-bankruptcy era).

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An examination of the impact of interest arbitration on the negotiation process between pilots and airlines. The effects of the proposed Airline Labor Dispute Resolution Act, a.k.a. the “McCain-Lott” Act, are discussed.

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The acceptability of interest arbitration in the airline industry will be influenced by the procedures adopted by the parties and their arbitrators. This article offers recommendations for those procedures.

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The author provides an overview of railroad industry arbitration, acknowledging some of the historic problems but listing the many important contributions to the field of arbitration generally, such as the concept of just cause, the relationship between language and practice, local practice versus system-wide practice, the fluidity of the recognition clause, and issues of credibility.

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