Government intervention in railroad disputes

Cimini, Michael
December 1971
Monthly Labor Review;Dec71, Vol. 94 Issue 12, p27
Academic Journal
Summarizes the U.S. federal government's involvement in railroad labor-management disputes, with special emphasis on emergency boards. Pressures existing in the railroad industry that impinge on the parties' collective bargaining relationship and contribute to its instability; Criticism of the Railway Labor Act's (RLA) procedures by practitioners and students of collective bargaining; Abuse of the RLA emergency procedure.


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