This resource on the structure and case law of the Railway Labor Act (RLA) incorporates the perspectives of management, union, and neutrals. It includes vital background on the federal labor law of railways and airlines and references to more than 1,200 cases and is designed to maximize the effectiveness of negotiators or advocates.
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For representation disputes, major disputes, statutory disputes, and collective bargaining
Meticulously researched and written by leading practitioners from the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law’s Committee on Railway and Airline Labor Law, The Railway Labor Act, Third Edition helps characterize the nature of a union-management dispute and identify how to pursue party interests. This complete, specialized resource on the structure and case law of the Railway Labor Act (RLA) incorporates the perspectives of management, union, and neutrals into an authoritative text comparable to the ABA/BNA treatise The Developing Labor Law: The Board, the Courts, and the National Labor Relations Act in precision, scope, and ease of use.
The Railway Labor Act, Third Edition is the definitive resource to enrich case research and planning with vital background on the federal labor law of railways and airlines, including references to more than 1,200 cases, the text of the RLA, and the National Mediation Board (NMB) Rules and Manual. Designed to maximize the effectiveness of negotiators or advocates, the treatise presents balanced, exhaustive analysis from the experts on each issue or topic relating to the RLA, including scope of coverage, selection of a bargaining representative—a “soup to nuts” discussion of the NMB’s representation function, and judicial protection of employee RLA rights.
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