Collyer Doctrine

noun

Coll·​yer Doc·​trine
ˈkäl-yər-ˈdäk-trən
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Collyer Doctrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/Collyer%20Doctrine. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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