NAARB - Serving the U.S. and Canada Since 1947

Home » Archive

The Ten Commandments for advocates: How advocates can improve the labor arbitration process

An arbitrator, management advocate and labor advocate provide background about the arbitration process, and offer advice to advocates about how to present their cases more effectively and improve the arbitration process.

Read more

An appraisal of past efforts to promulgate rules for advocates’ professional responsibility, concluding that the subject is a non-issue and not worthy of future attention.

Read more

A discussion of the need for standards of advocacy conduct and the absence of a means to enforce the manner and form of advocates’ case presentation. Policing by the NAA is rejected.

Read more

The primary consideration in advising an employer whether to defend or settle a grievance headed for arbitration is the advocate’s estimate of the probable outcome. In this respect, arbitration is no different from a lawsuit. Presented here are the considerations that advocates undertake when deciding whether to arbitrate, how to select the arbitrator, and how …

Read more