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Arbitration and relentless legalization in the workplace

An examination of the ways in which the tendency to legislate infiltrates the arbitration process. In addition to cases considering aspects of the National Labor Relations Act, there is a steady flow of cases dealing with areas of statutory regulation of the workplace: wage and hour, safety and health, pension and welfare benefits, and equal …

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Title: The quality of adversary presentation in arbitration: A critical view

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 …

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