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major dispute

noun

Legal Definition of major dispute

  1. :  a labor dispute that pursuant to the Railway Labor Act concerns the making or modification rather than the interpretation of a collective bargaining agreement —called also new contract dispute — compare minor dispute

Additional Notes on major dispute

Under the Railway Labor Act, which is also referred to in airline cases, a major dispute must go to mediation or arbitration if necessary.


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