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In grievances of the right to subcontract where the CBA is silent on the matter, Attorney Clark presents reasons why arbitrators should apply a standard in public sector cases different…

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The author charges that Canadian public sector unions have rarely considered the public interest at their demands at the negotiating table and that, during the 1970s, an almost unlimited right…

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The author notes the shift from regulation to competition in the trucking, telecommunications, and energy industries (natural gas and electricity), and its effect on labor agreements. The author asserts that…

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Revisiting an old battle ground: The subcontracting dispute

A discussion of arbitration decisions concerning limitations on subcontracting. Topics discussed include arbitrability decisions by courts, the duty to bargain over subcontracting, NLRB deferral in subcontracting cases, and the development…

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A description of the forms that privatization and contracting out have taken in Canada; why neither is not in the best interests of the general public as citizens and taxpayers;…

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The author describes the adverse impact that subcontracting and outsourcing have on the lives of American workers, and the hidden or underestimated risks and costs they can entail for the…

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NAA president Dybeck reviews his experience as arbitrator in the steel industry, giving credit to the many contributions of the “founding fathers” of the Academy to the decision-making process….

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Public Service Without Public Servants

A discussion of the privatization and outsourcing of traditional public functions, and of the contracting

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