Arbitration files, ca. 1940-ca. 1970.

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Copelof, Maxwell, 1897-. Arbitration files, ca. 1940-ca. 1970.

Arbitration files, ca. 1940-ca. 1970.

Contains transcripts, briefs, awards, and decisions relating to cases arbitrated by Maxwell Copelof. Contains transcripts, briefs, awards, and decisions relating to cases arbitrated by Maxwell Copelof. Significant cases include Amalgamated Bank of New York vs. United Office and Professional Workers of America (UOPWA) on the issue of job assignment (1941); American Bank Note Company vs. International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America and Paper Handlers and Straighteners Union on issues of managerial prerogatives and starting and quitting times (1947); American Cyanamid Company vs. United Mine Workers of America, District 50, on issues of rates of pay, job classification, layoffs, and arbitrability (1949); American Hardware Corp. vs. United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) on issues of rates of pay, seniority, vacation pay, and retroactive pay (1946-1947); Other significant cases include American Hide and Leather Company vs. International Fur and Leather Workers' Union on issues of standards of production and rates of pay (1945); American Locomotive Company vs. United Steelworkers of America (USWA) on issues of overtime, schedules of work, time and motion studies, rates of pay, vacations and vacation pay (1943-1947); American Table Manufacturing Company vs. United Furniture Workers of America (UFW) on issues of rates of pay, job classification, holidays, holiday pay, and vacation pay (1942-1944); and American Woolen Company vs. Textile Workers' Union of America (TWUA) on issues of schedules of work, rates of pay, and reinstatement following illness or physical disability (1942-1949). Other cases include Amoskeag-Lawrence Mills, Inc. vs. TWUA on issues of standards of production, workload, rates of pay, managerial rights, arbitrability, discipline, discharge, layoff, and elimination of jobs (1945-1948); Arlington Mills vs. Federation of Woolen and Worsted Workers, AFL, on issues of standards of production, workload, rates of pay, equal pay for equal work, overtime, job classification, and bonus pay (1942-1946); Amory Worsted Mills vs. TWUA on issues of rates of pay, piecework vs. day work, vacations, vacation pay, and managerial prerogatives (1947-1948); Associated Shoe Industries, Inc. vs. International Brotherhood of Firemen and Oilers on issues of rates of pay, holidays, and holiday pay (1946-1949); and Avon Sole Co. vs. Brotherhood of Shoe and Allied Craftsmen, Rubber Sole and Heel Local, on issues of classification of jobs, rates of pay, discipline and discharge (1944-1949). Additional cases include Baldau Co. vs. United Packinghouse Workers of America (UPWA) on issues of rates of pay, discrimination, and recall (1949); Beggs & Cobb, Inc. vs. International Fur and Leather Workers' Union on the issue of rates of pay (n.d.); Beko Spinning Mill vs. TWUA on issues of union shop and schedules of work (1946); Bendix Corporation vs. United Automobile, Aircraft and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) on issues of job assignment, added duties, elimination of jobs, promotion, seniority, and tardiness (1945); Boston Sausage and Provision Co. vs. UPWA on issues of discharge, standards of production, work breaks, overtime pay, performance of bargaining unit work by foremen and supervisors, violation of plant rules, holiday pay, layoff, and seniority (1942-1950); and Branch River Wool Combing Co. vs. TWUA on issues of work stoppage, past practice, insubordination, absenteeism, back pay, elimination of jobs, leave of absence, reduction in workforce, job transfers, contract modification, rates of pay, reporting pay, and vacation pay. Other cases include Celanese Corporation of America vs. UMW, District 50, on issues of working conditions and safety in shop (1947); Colonial Provision Co., Inc vs. UPWA on issues of rates of pay and disciplinary discharge (1942-1949); Corset and Brassiere Manufacturers Association vs. Corset and Brassiere Workers Union on issues of strikes and slowdowns (1939); Cranston Print Works Co. vs. United Textile Workers of America on issues of rates of pay, union security, standards of production, workload, discrimination, and union activities (1946); Endicott-Johnson Company vs. various operating employees of E-J on issues of rates of pay (1943-1945); Endicott-Johnson vs. United Shoe Workers of America on the issue of rates of pay (1945); and Fitchburg Yarn Co. vs. TWUA on issues of vacancies, seniority, arbitrability, and assignment of jobs (1945-1949). Other cases include Geisenheimer-Lewin, Inc. vs. Underwear and Negligee Workers Union on issues of rates of pay and discrimination (1938); General Cable Corp. vs. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) on issues of transfers, seniority, vacations, rates of pay, and equal pay for equal work (1943-1946); Gimbel Bros. vs. General Warehousemen's Union on issues of rates of pay and contract modification (1941); Gimbel Bros. vs. Retail Clerks International Protective Association on issues of contract modification and rates of pay (1941); Gimbel Bros. vs. Stenographers, Bookkeepers, Typists, Accountants and Assistants Union of Pittsburgh on issues of contract modification and rates of pay (1941); Gimbels Thirty-Third St. and Saks Thirty-Fourth St. vs. Department Store Employees Union on the issue of reinstatement (1949); and Gold Seal Shoe Co. vs. United Shoe Workers of America on issues of rates of pay, discipline, discharge, strikes, slowdowns, composition of bargaining unit, and assignment of jobs (1942-1944). Additional cases include International Shoe Company vs. United Shoe Workers of America on issues of rates of pay, disciplinary discharge, daywork vs. piecework, layoffs, promotions, transfers, filling of job vacancies, incentive pay, reinstatement following physical disability, reinstatement following leave of absence, disciplinary layoff, retroactive pay after pay rate revision, relation of foremen to bargaining unit, job classification, and discrimination in rates of pay (1943-1948); Monsanto Chemical Corp. vs. UE on issues of vacation pay, job classification, working conditions, rates of pay, equal pay for equal work, disciplinary layoff, job assignment, and disciplinary action for insubordination (1945-1949); Murray Co. vs. UE on issues of job jurisdiction, disciplinary discharge, and disciplinary suspension (1943-1944); and Mutual Shoe Co. vs. Marlboro Shoe Workers Associates, Inc. on the issue of reinstatement following military service (1943). Other cases include New York and Brooklyn Casket Company, Inc. vs. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America on the issue of reinstatement following military service (1945); and Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. (Libby-Owens-Ford Glass Co.) vs. Federation of Glass, Ceramic and Silica Sand Workers of America on issues of contracting out union work, managerial prerogatives, seniority, rates of pay, contract modification, insubordination, standards of production, incentive pay, crew size, arbitrability, disciplinary layoff, job transfers, union security, and job jurisdiction (1943-1946). Other cases include Taber Instrument Corp. vs. UE on issues of discrimination and union representation (1947); Valley Motor Transit Co. vs. International Association Machinists (IAM) on the issue of interest arbitration (1944); Valley Motor Transit Co. vs. Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America on the issue of interest arbitration (1944); and West Virginia Pulp and Paper Co. vs. United Paperworkers of America on issues of rate revision, rates of pay, discrimination, job classification, introduction of new technology, creation of new jobs, promotion, retroactive pay, discharge for improper personal conduct, layoff, job assignment, change in location, functions of supervisors and foremen, and reduction in workforce (1948-1950). Also substantial numbers of additional routine arbitrations in the shoe, women's clothing industry, and local transit industries.

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