Lisa M. Wondolowski
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
A major part of the study of labor law and collective bargaining is the unique vocabulary that has developed over the period of time; accordingly, define the following terms and concepts:
a) Public Policy - the fundamental policy on which laws rest, especially policy not yet enunciated in specific rules. Law. The principle that injury to the public good or public order constitutes a basis for setting aside, or denying effect to, acts or transactions. (dictionary.com,
Public Policy within the aviation industry is defined and/or consists of several distinct segments.
Which include but are not limited to: business interests, court …show more content…
c) Regulatory Policy Initiatives - laws that establish standards of conduct and affect the behavior of the governmental organizations or private organizations through legally enforceable methods are called regulation, as is a rule by which conduct is regulated and which an authority develops to administer the principles of a given law.
d) The Railway Labor Act (RLA) of 1926 - the labor act passed in 1926 that applies to the rail and airline industries. It established craft-oriented bargaining units and requires bargaining with majority representatives who have exclusive rights to bargain for employees in the unit. The act established the National Mediation Board and the National Railroad Board of Adjustment.
e) Impasse - an inability to agree on a contract that follows an unwillingness by both parties to concede further. (Fossum, 2012)
Impasse within the aviation industry is defined and/or can pertain to several segments.
Which include but are not limited to: strikes, bankruptcies, boycotts, coordinated campaigns, corporate campaign, employer responses to explanation of, in global market economies,