- A term in labor law describing when the National Labor Relations Board respects an arbitrator's decision in a contract dispute. This happens when the decision doesn't contradict the National Labor Relations Act, the arbitration hearing was as fair as one that would be conducted by the NLRB, and the contract necessitated binding arbitration
- The company relied on the Spielberg Doctrine to confirm the arbitrator's decision on their contract dispute.
- Under the Spielberg Doctrine, the arbitration ruling was upheld as it met the principle's requirements.
- The Spielberg Doctrine was applied in the labor dispute because the arbitrator's decision was not conflicting with the National Labor Relations Act.