Synopsis By: Ray - Proceeding Author: Anthony T. Oliver, Jr., Eva Robins, Bernard W. Rubenstein, Ralph T. Seward

A discussion of the quality of advocacy in labor arbitration and the responsibility of advocates to ensure they do not damage continuing labor-management relations. Panelists discuss the importance of a fair and neutral arbitration system to employee and supervisory morale, the damage that can be done by adding too many legalisms and formalities to the process, and the impact of the expansion of the duty of fair representation.