Spielberg Doctrine

noun
Spiel·​berg Doctrine | \ ˈspēl-ˌbərg- \

Legal Definition of Spielberg Doctrine

: a doctrine in labor law: the National Labor Relations Board will defer to an arbitrator's decision regarding a contract dispute if the arbitrator's decision was not repugnant to the National Labor Relations Act, the arbitration proceedings provided a hearing as fair as would have been provided before the NLRB, and the contract required binding arbitration — compare collyer doctrine

History and Etymology for Spielberg Doctrine

after the Spielberg Manufacturing Company, subject of an unfair labor practice complaint that prompted the formation of the doctrine

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“Spielberg Doctrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/Spielberg%20Doctrine. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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