Arbitration

Course LABR 325
Level Undergraduate
Format In Person
Credits 4.00

Course Description

Prerequisite: None
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of contract grievances and arbitration procedures. The course will consider discipline and discharge, seniority rights, subcontracting and work preservation disputes, wage and benefit issues, and the role of past practice in establishing binding conditions of employment and in interpreting contract language. Emphasis will be placed on the principles arbitrators have developed and applied to resolve disputes involving provisions commonly found in contracts.  Through in-class discussions, mock exercises and readings of actual legal decisions on employment relationships, students will develop an appreciation for the process and scope of labor arbitration.