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Public Information and Zeccative activities

This is an important supporting fractice to the
total mediation effort. Typical activities
include mediator participation is laor rela
tions conferences oz forans, semisars so-sponsored
with universities, speeches before professional
groups, press relations, and other activities re-
lated to the collective bargaining and mediation


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This is a commonly accepted procedure used by
labor and management to solve problems that arise
out of the interpretation and implementation of
an existing agreement. It is usually the termi-
nal point of the grievance procedere contained
in the agreement; the acceptance by the parties
results in settlement of grievances and other
disputes without resort to work stoppages. The
Service contributes to better labor-management
relations by making available to the parties
panels of skilled arbitrators from which selec-
tions of individuals can be made by the parties
to hear and decide the issues in dispute. The
parties pay the arbitrator's fee and other re-
lated expenses. The service has implemented an
automated arbitrator selection and reporting
system in Fiscal Year 1972.

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Past Highlights

It will be helpful to review briefly and II on collective bargaining. Initiall pay close heed to the wage-price freeze. a tendency for the parties in some situati became too tough, to agree on an above-gui let the Pay Board cut it back. The Natio instances where strikes occurred despite upon bargaining results. Moreover, some fect even after formal requests were rec be abandoned and negotiations be resumed This disregard for the existence of the in some measure during the initial perio Phase II progressed, however, the trend become acquainted with Pay Board regulat within the allowable tolerances.

Recent Highlights

The pattern of Phase III of the Ec has not fully emerged. Present indica a much greater degree of flexibility i a greater degree of voluntarism than can be anticipated that negotiations will become more difficult than in th expects restraint from negotiators in The Cost of Living Council has public position with regard to the 5.5 perc

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