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Discussion of the historical status of labor arbitration; evolution of the jurisdiction of arbitrators, the NLRB, and courts to interpret labor agreements; Supreme Court decisions and NLRB policies regarding NLRB…

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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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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’…

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An examination of the relationship between arbitration and the NLRB. Includes discussion of Board deferral to arbitration in unfair labor practice and representation cases, both where arbitration has been used…

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Reiterates position previously taken – that arbitrators are bound by the law. Rejects the Mittenthal formula (1968, p. 42). Cites arbitrators’ decisions on both sides of the debate. Discusses cases…

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A summary of the effects of the Civil Rights Act of 1991, and observation that the Act will have little effect on arbitration under CBAs, whereas the ADA will impose…

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An analysis of Supreme Court cases influencing the development of collective bargain and arbitration, and of the shift of the NLRB’s deferral standards, and reasons other than those raised by…

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A critical appraisal of the handling of representational issues under the NLRA and its negative impact on private sector union membership. The alternative of increased employment regulation is rejected and…

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The author presents management’s view of how arbitration and arbitrators are seen to have strayed from what the parties have mutually invited them to do. The author discredits the notions…

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Prof. Kochan addresses the future of collective bargaining and its implications for labor arbitration. He considers two questions about the future of collective bargaining: 1) How widespread will collective bargaining…

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