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President Anderson provides a brief historical survey of labor arbitration in the United States, both grievance and interest, and cautions arbitrators to discharge so as not to overlook or ignore the material facts, or the contract, or the applicable law, and to perform their work carefully, correctly and ethically.

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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 reforms within the current statutory and regulatory framework are recommended. Use of federalism and drawing from the Canadian experience is also recommended. [see also 1985, …

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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 interpretation of labor agreements; and the impact on finality of an award considering or ignoring statutes. Lengthy discussion of the junction of representation / work …

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A discussion of the history of public interest in labor-management relations in the private sector and the accompanying governmental policy. Includes a discussion of the need for greater co-operation among representatives of labor, management and the government.

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The author reviews the developing federal system of labor law and discusses the allocation of responsibility for the regulation of labor relations between states and the federal government. He opines that the two governmental levels should not exercise concurrent jurisdiction over labor relations. He concludes that “federal regulation has extended too far while too little …

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