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The report of the Committee on whether, as a matter of NAA policy, the current ban on advertising, contained in the Code of Professional Responsibility for Arbitrators of Labor-Management Disputes,…

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The arguments for and against professionalizing or licensing arbitrators, or requiring them to hold law degrees from accredited institutions are presented. The author, who does not use statistical data, reasons…

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Recent developments in professional ethics: Implications for arbitrators and advocates.

An examination of the ethics of arbitrators advertising their services, including employment arbitration and mediation; of furnishing training to solely one party; and of serving as an expert witness. Amendment…

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Professional responsibilities of arbitrators

Richard Block discusses whether and under what conditions arbitrators should agree to serve as expert witnesses.Walter Gershenfeld discusses when disclosure is required of an arbitrator, and when recusement is appropriate.And…

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The roles and duties of the arbitrator and the mediator are different in fundamental respects. The challenges of undertaking the two are presented, as is the recommendation that the parties…

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A discussion of the ethical responsibilities of arbitrators, including the duty to disclose any factor that a reasonable person might regard as material. Methods of disclosure are also discussed. Hypotheticals…

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The author describes the Academy as a progenitor of arbitration as a profession. He asserts, however, that “both the arbitration process and the National Academy are in a time of…

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An introduction to the debate over an arbitrator’s role in the publication of decisions, in practice and under the code of professional responsibility….

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Doing Well by Doing Good

United States and Canadian perspectives on ethical issues

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How representative are published decisions? Part 2.

A comparison of 1213 published and unpublished arbitration decisions involving discharge. Variables analyzed include appointment source, private or public sector, occupation, length of service, and sex of the grievant, post…

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