TITLE

PRINCIPLES OF ARBITRATION IN WAGE RATE DISPUTES

AUTHOR(S)
Satter, Robert
PUB. DATE
April 1948
SOURCE
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr48, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p363
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the principles most commonly relied on by arbitrators in settling, and by fact-finding boards in recommending the solution for, wage rate disputes. The principles examined are (1) the Cost of living, (2) the living wage, (3) the prevailing wage, (4) the reduction in amount of take-home pay and the national interest, (5) productivity, and (6) the ability to pay. Where feasible the approach adopted is to define the principle under discussion, to reveal how it is applied and developed in various factual situations, to raise the problems implicit in its application, and finally to come to conclusions as to its usefulness in correlation with other principles and its limitations under diverse economic conditions. The emphasis throughout is on the primary fact that the function of an arbitration award is to settle a dispute and not to propound a systematic theory of wages. In this regard, it might be noted at the outset that ethical doctrines can have as great an influence as economic principles if the parities are willing to accept them as the basis upon which their differences are to be adjusted.
ACCESSION #
6446409

 

Related Articles

  • Mandatory and voluntary arbitration of workplace disputes: A comparative analysis of U.S. & U.K. systems. George, Barbara Crutchfield; Lynch, Patricia; Dundas, Mary Jane; Hallas, Jane Elizabeth // Journal of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Employment;Spring2000, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p45 

    The article compares the employment arbitration process in the U.S. and Great Britain. In the U.S., arbitration of statutory and non-statutory employment disputes often is required, either implicitly or explicitly, as a condition of employment. This mandatory nature of employment arbitration in...

  • Arbitration.  // Labor Law Journal;Jun55, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p419 

    Threats to go out of business are not uncommon in labor disputes, when managements are faced with union demands they consider impossible to meet and stay in business. But such threats are rarely carried out. In a recent case, the Brooklyn Eagle, a newspaper that had not missed an edition in more...

  • THE ROLE OF PERSPECTIVE-TAKING ABILITY IN NEGOTIATING UNDER DIFFERENT FORMS OF ARBITRATION. Neale, Margaret A.; Bazerman, Max H. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr83, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p378 

    This study investigates whether the ability of negotiators to adopt the perspective of their opponents is a key to success in negotiating under conventional and final-offer arbitration. The authors tested this question in an experiment in which 80 pairs of students engaged in two sets of...

  • Awards to Be Upheld Unless in Manifest Disregard of Contract.  // Labor Law Journal;Feb69, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p123 

    This article deals with the ruling of the U. S. Court of Appeals at Philadelphia over the court standards that should be applied in reviewing an arbitrator's interpretation of provisions of a collective bargaining agreement. The Court contends that a labor arbitrator's award draws its essence...

  • LABOR ARBITRATION, EEOC CONCILIATION, AND DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT. Blumrosen, Alfred W. // Arbitration Journal;Jun1969, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p88 

    When a Job applicant or an employee claims that he has been discriminated against because of his race, age, or sex, the matter may fall within the jurisdiction of any one of several public agencies as well as within the scope of a private arbitrator's authority. From the vantage point of one...

  • COMPULSORY ARBITRATION -- LABOR DISPUTE -- PUBLIC EMPLOYEES -- NEW HAMPSHIRE.  // Arbitration Journal;Sep1969, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p191 

    The article evaluates the court case "Tremblay v. Berlin Police Union," related to compulsory arbitration in labor dispute. In this case, a provision in a collective bargaining agreement between a municipality and a policemen's union providing for binding arbitration of grievances was upheld on...

  • Review of Court Decisions.  // Arbitration Journal;Sep80, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p56 

    The article presents and discusses several labor arbitration cases in the U.S. as of September 1980. In the case Bowmer versus Bowmer, a broad arbitration clause stipulated in the separation agreement between the parties did now allow the arbitrators to pass on the claim by the husband that...

  • AN ARBITRATION TIMEBOMB? Loewenberg, J. Joseph // Arbitration Journal;Mar1982, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p50 

    This article comments on industrial arbitration in the U.S. Although one knows much about arbitration and its role in dispute resolution, there are also important things that one does not know. Such lack of knowledge is a timebomb. Among the more important gaps in one's knowledge are...

  • LABOR -- FINALITY OF AWARD -- INTERLOCUTORY REVIEW.  // Arbitration Journal;Mar1988, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p67 

    The article evaluates a court decision that deals with issues of public policy, arbitral finality and arbitrability. In the court case entitled "Millmen's Local 550, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, AFL-CIO v. Well's Exterior Trim," the court ruled that an arbitration...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics