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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 in 1967: Report of the Committee on Law and Legislation for 1967

Review of recent court decisions affecting collective bargaining agreements. Major subdivisions of report include individual employee rights under Section 301; actions cognizable under Section 301; determination of whether a contract…

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The NLRB and arbitration: Some impressions of the practical effect of the Board’s Collyer policy upon arbitrators and arbitration

An examination, by NLRB General Counsel, of the NLRB’s rules for deferring to labor arbitration in unfair labor practice cases. The history of the deferral doctrine is traced from the…

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Judicial review of labor arbitration awards: a second look at Enterprise Wheel and its progeny

A discussion as to the degree that external law must be considered, if at all, in the arbitral resolution of the terms of a collective bargaining agreement. The author views…

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Discussion of grievance arbitration, distinguishing federal sector from state and local government experience. Includes discussion of advisory arbitration, types of issues submitted, available forums; differences in extent of unionization within…

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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…

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Discussion of areas where NLRB and arbitration intersect. Expresses NLRB desire to accommodate and encourage arbitration. Discusses Board policy before and after an award issues and in representation cases. Expresses…

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Review of processes for resolving impasses over new public sector contracts. Discusses major objectives unique to the public sector and means of achieving them.

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Arbitration and relentless legalization in the workplace

An examination of the ways in which the tendency to legislate infiltrates the arbitration process. In addition to cases considering aspects of the National Labor Relations Act, there is a…

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