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This is a report from an Overseas Correspondent. It provides describes labor law in Sweden, including recent legislation “with the purpose of improving the conditions of the individual worker and of strengthening the position of the union.”

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Report of the Committee on Overseas Correspondents

The Report examines the status of arbitration in France and Sweden. No significant developments or changes are noted in France, where labor arbitration is said to be in a state of lethargy. A proposal for establishment of a new labor court remains under study. In Sweden, labor disputes can be brought to the Arbetsmarknadsnamnden (Labor …

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Report of the Committee on Overseas Correspondents

The Report examines the status of arbitration in France and Sweden. No significant developments or changes are noted in France, where labor arbitration is said to be in a state of lethargy. A proposal for establishment of a new labor court remains under study. In Sweden, labor disputes can be brought to the Arbetsmarknadsnamnden (Labor …

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Foreign Experience in Public Employee Disputes

Noting the growth of collective bargaining in the public employment sector in the United States, four Academy members report on the public employee dispute settlement processes in Sweden, Belgium, France, West Germany, Australia, Great Britain, and Canada, identifying the distinctive characteristics of each system.

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A review of European Labor Courts, with emphasis on the Swedish system, as an alternative to arbitration. Suggests such courts are not a ready alternative to arbitration in America, but that they provide useful lessons. The author suggests borrowing from those courts’ Judicial Conference (which advises on administration of justice in courts) by establishing an …

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