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The Common Law of the Workplace: The Views of Arbitrators, Second Edition

This collection is authored by 16 members of the National Academy of Arbitrators, who discuss a wide variety of arbitral principles, as well as topics including ethics in arbitration, application of external law, and drug abuse and violence in the workplace.

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Meet The Author

Theodore J. St. Antoine
Chair, Common Law Project, National Academy of Arbitrators
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Description

A standard in the labor arbitration profession—a concise, authoritative overview of the leading arbitral principles developed in 50 years of the NAA.

In this collection by members of the National Academy of Arbitrators, 16 master arbitrators explain the profession’s most widely accepted arbitral principles concerning a variety of arbitration subjects. You get black-letter statements that summarize important points—plus extensive commentary and references that enhance your own perspective on practical and theoretical issues.

The book’s unique format helps you discern the key elements of each topic, compare arbitrators’ divergent opinions, and locate the appropriate references for details from relevant arbitration awards and treatises.

The Common Law of the Workplace: The Views of Arbitrators, Second Edition provides additional information on ethics in arbitration, application of external law, and drug abuse and violence in the workplace. The new edition also includes discussion of the issues surrounding use of the Parol Evidence Rule.

In addition, citations to court and arbitration decisions have been updated, as have references to secondary authorities. A comprehensive index has also been added for easy reference. 


SUMMARY OF CONTENTS

  • Chapter 1. Practice and Procedure
  • Chapter 2. Contract Interpretation
  • Chapter 3. Management and Union Rights: Overview
  • Chapter 4. Job Assignments
  • Chapter 5. Seniority
  • Chapter 6. Discipline and Discharge
  • Chapter 7. Wages and Hours
  • Chapter 8. Safety and Health
  • Chapter 9. Fringe Benefits
  • Chapter 10. Remedies in Arbitration
  • Appendix. Titles of NAA Proceedings, 1948–2004
  • Index

Author

Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.
Theodore J. St. Antoine is the James E. and Sarah A. Degan Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI.

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“A bold attempt to summarize some of the leading arbitral principles developed in the field of grievance and arbitration since the founding of the National Academy of Arbitrators in 1947.”

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