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Labor Relations : Arbitration

A Select Guide to Basic Sources and Research Strategies in
Arbitration, Collective Bargaining,  etc.

 Reference Materials | Bureau of National Affairs Publications | Indexes, Abstracts, News | Industrial Relations WWW Sites | Journals, Conference Proceedings, Annual Reports | Law, Regulations and Court Decisions | Organizations, Agencies, Unions  | Subject Headings for Library Online Catalogs


Professional Organizations/Government Agencies/Labor Unions

American Arbitration Association
http://www.adr.org/

National Academy of Arbitrators
http://www.naarb.org/

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
http://www.nlrb.gov/ 

Federal Labor Relations Authority
http://www.flra.gov/

Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
http://www.fmcs.gov/

    The FMCS provides services in arbitration, dispute mediation, preventative mediation
    and alternative dispute resolution

National Mediation Board
http://www.nmb.gov/index.html


Law, Regulations and Court Decisions

Uniform Arbitration Act as enacted by various states 

Recent Decisions on Collective Bargaining U.S. Supreme Court

Recent Decisions on Collective Bargaining U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal

Labor Relations Reporter. Labor Management Relations. Index to Decisions of the Boards 
and Courts. Bureau of National Affairs. (Irregular)
http://www.bna.com/lrr/lrrindx.htm

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
http://www.nlrb.gov/ 

Decisions and Orders of the NLRB
http://www.nlrb.gov/nlrb/legal/decisions/default.asp
http://www.nlrb.gov/nlrb/shared_files/decisions/board.asp

Administrative Law Judge Decisions
http://www.nlrb.gov/nlrb/shared_files/decisions/alj.asp

Decisions and Directions of Elections (Union)
http://www.nlrb.gov/nlrb/shared_files/decisions/regional.asp

Federal Labor Relations Authority
http://www.flra.gov/

          Federal Labor Relations Authority Decisions
   
       http://www.flra.gov/18.html

Employment Standards Administration. Wage and Hour Division. Department of Labor. 
Opinion Letters. Fair Labor Standards Act.
http://www.dol.gov/esa/whd/opinion/flsa.htm

Lexis-Nexis (Authorized SHC users only) Select topic: 'Labor Law'


Indexes, Abstracts, News (Authorized SHC users only)

IAC Searchbank (Suggested file: General Business Sources)
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe (Suggested files: General News Topics, Legal News, Company News)


Industrial Relations WWW Sites (Academic)

Cornell University Legal Information Institute. Institute for Collective Bargaining.
http://lii.law.cornell.edu/topics/collective_bargaining.html 


Basic Reference Materials

Elkouri, Frank. How arbitration works. 6th ed. Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, 2003.  
KF3824 .E53 2003 REFERENCE


How ADR works. Norman Brand, ed. Washington, D.C. : BNA Books, 2002.
KF3425 .H69 2002 REFERENCE

Loughran, Charles S. How to prepare and present a labor arbitration case : 
strategy and tactics for advocates. Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, c1996
KF3544 .L68 1996 REFERENCE

Grievance guide. BNA editorial staff. Bureau of National Affairs (Washington, D.C.).
HD6972.5 .G74 1995 REFERENCE

Dolson, William F. Labor arbitration : cases and materials for advocates. 
Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, c1997. 
KF3423 .D65 1997  LEVEL 1


Alternative Dispute Resolution Techniques. Chesterland, OH : Business Laws, Inc., 1994.
KF 9084 .C59 1994 LEVEL 1

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Sources You Should Know about Not Held by SHC Library

Cumulative Digest and Index with Tables of Cases Covering … Wage and Hour Cases. Washington, D.C. :
    Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., 1939- present.

Directory of Arbitrators. Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, 1949-present.

Labor Arbitration Cumulative Digest and Index with Contract Terms Interpreted, Table of Cases.

    Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

Labor Relations Reference Manual (LRRM). Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., 1937-present. (Semiannual)

Martindale-Hubbell Dispute Resolution Directory
. (A directory of arbitrators and services)

Source Book on Collective Bargaining : Wages, Benefits and Other Contract Issues. Washington, D.C. :
Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., 1995-present. (Annual)


Finding Journals, Conference Proceedings, Annual Reports in a Library Online Catalog

Online Catalog Subject Headings:

Arbitration and award--Periodicals *
Arbitration, Industrial—United States—Periodicals *
Conflict management--Periodicals *

* Notice that the subdivision "periodicals" follows the main concept

Labor Specific Journals

Arbitration and the law.   AAA General Counsel’s annual report.
The Arbitration Journal
Dispute Resolution Journal : of the American Arbitration Association
Dispute Resolution Times: ADR News from the American Arbitration Association
Employment Relations Today
HR Magazine
Industrial and Labor Relations review
Journal of Dispute Resolution
Journal of International Arbitration
Labor Law Journal
Labor studies journal
Monthly Labor Review
Proceedings of the National Academy of Arbitrators


Additional Publications from the Bureau of National Affairs

Bureau of National Affairs WWW
http://zeus.bna.com/

Collective Bargaining Negotiations and Contracts. Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.,
    1945-present. (Biweekly).

Daily Labor Report. Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (Daily except Saturdays,
    Sundays and holidays.

Grievance Guide, 9th ed. by the BNA Editorial Staff. Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.,
    1995.

Labor Arbitration Reports. Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., 1946-present.
    Published in conjunction with: Labor Relations Reporter.
    Updated weekly by: Labor Relations Reporter. Labor Arbitration and Dispute Settlements;
    which began with:Vol. 91, no. 18 (Jan. 11, 1989) and was formerly issued as a section
    of: Labor relations reporter.

Labor Relations Cumulative Digest and Index. Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
    1961-present. (quinquennial)

Labor Relations Cumulative Digest and Index with Table of Cases. Washington, D.C. : Bureau of
    National Affairs, Inc., 1946-present. (annual)

Labor Relations Week. Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (Weekly with quarterly
    indexes and annual cumulations.

    LRW facilitates tracking of current developments and emerging trends in labor relations.
    Covers collective bargaining agreements and highlights effective labor-management
    programs.

Wage and Hour Cases. Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., 1942-present. (Irregular) 


Subject Headings for Library Online Catalogs

contract labor
temporary employment
part-time employment
collective bargaining
industrial management
labor productivity
labor contracts
labor laws and legislation
job satisfaction
total quality management
arbitration, industrial  
mediation and conciliation

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