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AAA/FMCS update: A view from the top

Reports from the appointing agencies, including caseload statistics, time and costs; litigation; training and other services offered; and trends

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Other people’s messes: The arbitrator as cleanup hitter

Professor Heinsz discusses the authority of arbitrators to reconsideration the earlier decisions of other arbitrators. His observations include the results of a questionnaire that he sent Academy members. Rolf Valtin opines that parties’ use of the words “final and binding” connotes their intention that an arbitration decision will not be merely advisory; not their intention …

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A review of differing opinions on and the bases for the authority of arbitrators to issue subpoenas. Use of Section 301 of the LMRA as the best foundation is advocated and further clarification by the courts is suggested. (Addendum A: Sample Subpoena) (Addendum B: sample cover letter)

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