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May 13, 2021

ABA book guides lawyers, employers and union advocates through labor arbitration cases

CHICAGO, May 13, 2021 — Just published by the American Bar Association, “Labor Arbitration Practice: An Advocate’s Handbook” leads the reader through each step of the labor arbitration process from the perspective of the advocate. The book was written for union and management lawyers and lay advocates alike. In virtually all aspects of case preparation and presentation, the tasks of a union advocate are mirror images of those of his or her employer counterpart, and vice versa. In the many examples and practical tips found throughout the book, both union and employer perspectives are reflected.

Though this book deals solely with labor arbitration, advocates may find themselves with a case in other related arenas, such as employment disputes in nonunion settings, and may find relevant and useful information in most of the chapters of this book.

Author Charles Loughran has made a career spanning 55 years in the fields of labor relations and collective bargaining. He has extensive hands-on experience as a labor negotiator, arbitration advocate, labor relations executive, employment mediator and labor arbitrator. Loughran has held labor and human resource executive positions in the private and public sectors. He has written and lectured extensively, and wrote “Negotiating a Labor Contract,” (3d ed., BNA Books, 2003) and “How to Prepare and Present a Labor Arbitration Case” (2d ed., BNA Books, 2006).

This book was published in conjunction with the ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division.

Title:Labor Arbitration Practice: An Advocate’s Handbook
Publisher: ABA Publishing
Pages: 848
Product Code: 5150522
ISBN: 9781641058322
Size: 6 x 9, Hardcover
Price: $229.95
Orders: 800-285-2221 or

Editor’s note: Review copies are available by sending an email to Brandon Wilhelm at [email protected]. If you publish a review of this book, please send tear sheets or a copy for our files to Brandon Wilhelm, ABA Book Publishing, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.

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