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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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An examination of the relationship between arbitration and the NLRB. Includes discussion of Board deferral to arbitration in unfair labor practice and representation cases, both where arbitration has been used…

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Problems of proof in the arbitration process: Report of the West Coast Tripartite Committee

Discussion of pre-hearing procedures, hearing procedures, and rules of evidence, with additional remarks regarding history and theory on these matters. [See also the transcript of the open discussion, 1966 page…

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An examination of findings and recommendations made by state and federal courts since 1955 in matters of alleged misconduct by labor arbitrators. Allegations of arbitral misconduct are more common in…

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The author explains why he deems it advisable for management to encourage submission of ADA claims to arbitration. He notes the relevance of Gilmer (in which the Supreme Court ruled…

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The author notes that the first obligation of a labor union is to the group rights of its members, and that those interests may be contrary to a disabled member’s…

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A review and suggested synthesis of the Howlett/Meltzer debate over the extent to which arbitrators should consider the law in interpreting contracts. Moves from the obvious case where the contract…

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An examination of the standards for enforcing an employee’s waiver of the right to judicial resolution of employment disputes (in favor of arbitration). The validity of arbitration agreements under state…

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