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Collective Bargaining As A Dispute-Reduction Vehicle Accommodating Contrary Animal Welfare Agendas, Michael N. Widener
Michael N. Widener
Animal activists and animal enterprise managers share little common ground debating science and values. Activists are frustrated with the pace of improvements in animal welfare. Enterprise managers tire of activists’ increasingly threatening, urban-guerilla tactics. Meanwhile, legislation is ineffective to bring meaningful improvements to animal treatment or to stop activist civil disobedience-driven acts of property damage and public vilification of perceived animal “enemies.” Lawsuits filed to sanction a camp’s behavior tax patience and resources on both sides. Violence against persons appears imminent between the factions. This essay advocates implementing collective bargaining processes along certain animal enterprise sector lines to engage ...
Better To Have Tried And Failed Than Never To Have Tried Mediation At All: Implications Of Mandatory Mediation In Fisher V. Ge Medical Systems, Adam Epstein
A discussion of the 2003 case, Fisher v. GE Medical Systems that helped to shape the issue of whether or not mandatory mediation clauses in employment handbooks constitute “arbitration” under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA). Several courts in different jurisdictions have interpreted arbitration and mediation as the same, especially in circumstances involving the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Alternative Dispute Resolution In Sport Management And The Sport Management Curriculum, Adam Epstein
The article covers the basics of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). It then demonstrates how the instructor can utilize and incorporate ADR to effectively teach in sport management classes and sports law at the intercollegiate level.