The Southern California Arbitration Case
Files Collection documents various grievances and contract violations between workers
and employers that could not be settled during collective bargaining negotiations or
through regular internal grievance processes. In such cases one or more area
arbitrators were used to resolve the conflict. Documentation found within the collection
includes arbitration awards, decisions, dissenting opinions, correspondence, exhibits,
hearing proceedings, transcripts, notes, testimony, and statements.
The Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE), formerly the Institute of
Industrial Relations, at the University of California, Berkeley, was founded in 1945 by
Clark Kerr, who later became Chancellor of UC Berkeley and President of the University
of California system. The IRLE focuses on research concerning employment and workplace
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