Collyer Doctrine

noun
Coll·​yer Doc·​trine | \ ˈkäl-yər-ˈdäk-trən\

Legal Definition of Collyer Doctrine

: a doctrine in labor law under which the National Labor Relations Board will defer an issue brought before it to arbitration if the issue can be resolved under the collective bargaining agreement in arbitration — compare spielberg doctrine

History and Etymology for Collyer Doctrine

from Collyer Insulated Wire, 192 N.L.R.B. 837 (1971), the ruling that resulted in it

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