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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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Professor Cox states the legal effects of the Lincoln Mills decision, and offers three assertions: 1) those involved in arbitration cannot ignore judicial decisions under section 301; 2) the construction…

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The author views labor as an equal partner with management, and the management rights clause as recognition of solely the fact that it is management that acts, and the union…

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The arbitration of disputes over subcontracting

Analyzing the small number of arbitration decisions then published on the subject (64), the author finds few consistent themes – and attributes this to inconsistency in the behavior of the…

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Arbitral implications: Hearing the sounds of silence

Authors Mittenthal and Bloch examine how arbitrators, in performing their interpretive function, find implied obligations that are nowhere mentioned in the contract. Arbitrators embrace those implications that help to preserve…

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A discussion of the problems inherent in reconciling the static language of the collective bargaining agreement with the pressures for industrial change and development. The author discusses the problems associated…

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Review of British procedures for processing grievances and disputes, with particular emphasis on procedures in manufacturing. Major distinctions from American procedures include lack of arbitral or court interpretation of language;…

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The author defines “management rights” as the “residue of existing functions which remain after collective bargaining negotiations,” within which area management is free to act without restriction. The author conceives…

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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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National Academy President Killingworth asserts that the “reserved rights of management” theory of contract interpretation is constrained by two factors: it is unrealistic in practice because, unless there is a…

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