NLRB; Lafe Solomon; Rule Making; Change Policy; NLRB; Collyer Deferral; Arbitrationl; Labor-Management Relations

By: Kenneth R. Dolin, Esq.

The National Labor Relations Board recently invited interested parties to file briefs in Babcock & Wilcox Construction Inc., Case 28-CA-022625, to determine whether the Board should continue, modify, or abandon the Olin/Spielberg standard for deferral to arbitration awards.

Under the existing standard, the Board defers to an