Locate Arbitration Decisions

Use this guide to help you identify and locate full text of labor arbitration decisions.

Note that not all decisions are available at Cornell.  

Acronym Title Publisher Library Location CUL print holdings Online Availability Other Source Notes
AAA Summary of Labor Arbitration Awards American Arbitration Association ILR Ref HD 5504 A3 A421
ILR Ref HD 5504 A3 A422 Labor Law

 

1959-1973
1973-2010

 

Index to decisions of the American Arbitration Association.  Merged with Arbitration in the Schools and Labor Arbitration in Government into the publication Labor Award Reporter after 2010. 
AAA Labor Arbitration Awards American Arbitration Association Library Annex Fiche 130 1959-1994

Lexis+ (2003-Current)
Westlaw Classic AAA (2009-current)

full text of decisions.  Ask Reference staff for assistance with online access.
AIS Arbitration in the Schools American Arbitration Association; Labor Relations Press ILR Ref HD 5325 .T29 A6 Labor Law 1970-2010 Kheel Center has selected pre-1992 decisions. Merged with Summary of Labor Arbitration Awards and Labor Arbitration in Government into the publication Labor Award Reporter after 2010. 
ARB Labor Arbitration Awards Commerce Clearing House (CCH); now Wolters Kluwer ILR Ref HD 7833 .L126 Labor Law 1961-current Westlaw Classic ARB (full coverage 1986-present) Ask Reference staff for assistance with online access.
BMS Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services Decisions Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services n/a

Westlaw Classic BMS (2001-present)

BMS Arbitration Awards web site

CLR Construction Labor Report Bureau of National Affairs (BNA); now Bloomberg Law

ILR Ref HD 8039 B92 B95

1956-2011 selected decisions included. ceased publication in 2018.
CWA CWA Arbitration Awards Reporter Communication Workers of America n/a Authorized users may be able to access CWA decisions from the CWA Intranet. Authorization must be obtained from the CWA union. privately published reporter
DIG Decisions in Government Labor Relations Press (LRP) n/a
FLRR Federal Labor Relations Reporter Labor Relations Press (LRP) ILR Ref KF 5365 .A6 F29 1970-2010 Cyberfeds includes various decision sources related to federal arbitration.  Some may be available elsewhere using the official citation.
FMCS Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Cyberfeds
Westlaw Classic FMCS
included in the Labor Arbitration Information System (LAIS)
FPPR Fire and Police Personnel Report n/a
GERR Government Employee Relations Report Bureau of National Affairs (BNA); now Bloomberg Law ILR Ref HD 8008 .A1 B95 1963-2017 selected decisions published
GMP GMP Arbitration Awards Reporter Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics & Allied Workers (GMP) International Union n/a privately published reporter
IAFF International Association of Fire Fighters Arbitration Reporter International Association of Fire Fighters n/a privately published reporter
INDUS REL REP Industrial Relations Report Prentice Hall? n/a
LA Labor Arbitration Reports Bureau of National Affairs (BNA); now Bloomberg Law ILR Ref HD 5487 .U5 L3 Labor Law 1946-2017 Bloomberg Law (1938-present) ceased print publication in 2018.  Ask Reference staff for assistance with online access.
LAC Labour Arbitration Cases (Ontario) Thomson Reuters Library Annex KEO 650 .A49 L12 1962-2010 WestlawNext Canada has online options, but Catherwood Library is not a current subscriber.
LAI Labor Arbitration Index Labor Relations Press ILR Ref HD 5487 .U5 L2 Labor Law 1970-1980 Index of published decisions with indication of Union (U) or Management (M) as winner.
LAIG Labor Arbitration in Government American Arbitration Association ILR Ref HD 5325 .C493 L12 Labor Law 1971-2010 Merged with Summary of Labor Arbitration Awards and Arbitration in the Schools into the publication Labor Award Reporter after 2010. 
LAIS Labor Arbitration Information System formerly Labor Relations Press; now Thomson Reuters ILR Ref HD 5487.U5 L29 (Labor Law) 1981-current Westlaw Classic LAIS (1950-current) mix of summaries and full text, depending on the decision.
LAR Labor Award Reporter American Arbitration Association ILR Ref KF 9085 .A53 L33 Labor Law 2010-??

Merger of Summary of Labor Arbitration Awards, Arbitration in the Schools, and Labor Arbitration in Government.
LRP Federal Arbitration Labor Relations Press Cyberfeds As Reference staff for assistance with online access.
PPA Public Personnel Administration Prentice-Hall
PSAA Public Sector Arbitration Awards Labor Relations Press ILR KF3450.P8 P97 1974-1981 ceased publication December 1983
RSLR Retail Services Labor Report Bureau of National Affairs (BNA); now Bloomberg Law Library Annex HD8039.R47 B95 1974-1986 selected decisions published
ST ARB AW Steelworkers Arbitration Awards United Steelworkers of America ILR Ref HD5325.S7 S56 Labor Law 1950-1991
WCR White Collar Report Bureau of National Affairs (BNA); now Bloomberg Law ILR Ref HD 8039 .M42 B95 1957-1986 selected decisions published
Multiple Labor Arbitration Awards tracker Multiple online 2010-current Bloomberg Law Index to full text decisions. Ability to filter by different criteria