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Professor LaRocca describes a federal due process requirement of the railroad industry, of conducting an investigation and hearing prior to imposing discipline. He notes that the system has worked remarkably well.

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Arbitration in the airlines

A legal and historical overview of arbitration in the airline industry; a description of the variety of structures and procedures of system boards; a discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of the tripartite system; a review of the cost-effectiveness and other relevant factors from the Union’s perspective; and a glimpse at what the parties expect …

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Arbitration and rights under collective agreements: Report of the Committee on Law and Legislation for 1965

A discussion of recent judicial decisions affecting labor arbitration and collective bargaining agreements. Key areas: Procedural arbitrability; obligations of successor employers; substantive arbitrability; suits to compel or stay arbitration; arbitrator’s’ decision that a dispute is not arbitrable after a court determination of arbitrability; suits to confirm or vacate awards; individual breach of contract suits; other …

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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 of successors, effects of the Norris-LaGuardia Act, damages allowable under Section 301; exhaustion of remedies in actions by individual employees and by employers or unions; …

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Distinguishes arbitration under the Railroad Adjustment Board from that of other industries, specifically the exclusion from, the arbitrator’s function, of matters of procedure and evidence, the availability of “penalties” for the employer’s contract violations, and the status of the award on appeal.

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