jurisdictional dispute
Conflicting claims made by two different labor unions to an employer regarding assignment of the work or union representation.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


jurisdictional dispute
Conflicting claims made by two different labor unions to an employer regarding assignment of the work or union representation.

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  • jurisdictional dispute — The competing claims made to an employer by different unions that each of their members are entitled to perform certain specific work. There must be evidence of a threat of coercive action for the N.L.R.B. to conduct a hearing and make an… …   Black's law dictionary

  • jurisdictional dispute — The competing claims made to an employer by different unions that each of their members are entitled to perform certain specific work. There must be evidence of a threat of coercive action for the N.L.R.B. to conduct a hearing and make an… …   Black's law dictionary

  • jurisdictional dispute — Conflicting claims by labor unions over representation of employees or over the right to do certain types of work. 31 Am J Rev ed Labor § 391 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • dispute — dis·pute 1 /di spyüt/ vb dis·put·ed, dis·put·ing vi: to engage in a dispute disputing with management over contract terms vt: to engage in a dispute over disputing the correct application of the contract provision; esp: to oppose by argume …   Law dictionary

  • dispute — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, major, serious ▪ There is considerable dispute over the precise definition of ‘social class’ as a term. ▪ The incident sparked off a major dispute between the two countries. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • jurisdictional amount — n: the amount or value that a matter in controversy must exceed in order for the federal courts to have diversity jurisdiction ◇ The jurisdictional amount is set by statute and is currently $50,000. Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • Dispute resolution organization — Part of the Politics series on Anarchism …   Wikipedia

  • jurisdictional — adj. Jurisdictional is used with these nouns: ↑dispute …   Collocations dictionary

  • labor dispute — A controversy between an employer and his employees as to terms and conditions of the employment. 31 Am J Rev ed Lab § 369. Any controversy over wages, hours, working conditions, or terms of employment. Anno: 28 ALR2d 297 (involving right to… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • jurisdiction — ju·ris·dic·tion /ˌju̇r əs dik shən/ n [Latin jurisdictio, from juris, genitive of jus law + dictio act of saying, from dicere to say] 1: the power, right, or authority to interpret, apply, and declare the law (as by rendering a decision) to be… …   Law dictionary

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