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Jurisdictional Disputes Within The Construction Industry, Dominick Joseph Magarelli May 1962

Jurisdictional Disputes Within The Construction Industry, Dominick Joseph Magarelli

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Work assignment disputes, known as jurisdictional disputes are common in the construction industry. They are not only costly but annoying as well, The construction industry has always been plagued with this type of dispute because each of its many craft unions regards certain types of work as a proprietary right. They jealously guard against any encroachment of their area of activity by other unions. Sometimes lines of demarcation between the various jurisdictions are not clear. Also, the development of new products and methods often brings with it clashes between unions each of whom claim exclusive right to the work assignment ...