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Truth or consequences: Arbitral rulings on discipline for alleged abuse in law enforcement, education, health care and customer service settings.

A panel discussion of three case studies of alleged abuse involving (1) a nursing home, (2) a police shooting, and (3) sexual assault on a student by a teacher.Following the panel discussion, Arbitrator Jaffe presents four hypothetical cases in the health care, police, education and trucking industries, followed by questions relevant to the imposition of …

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What arbitrators really need to know in health care arbitration

A discussion of the major issues regarding arbitration in the health care industry. The article offers views by management, labor and an arbitrator, and a discussion of hypothetical cases.

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A description of the rise of HMOs; the various forms HMOs take; the change in the revenue basis from fee-for-service to capitation; and the need for ADR to produce effective outcomes.

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Panel discussion: Health care

The effects of various factors — market forces — the merger of hospitals — technological advances — on the employment of health care personnel – especially nurses – is discussed. Issues include job qualifications, job postings, pay practices, mandated overtime, and the end of the shortage of nurses. Director Sackman (Nurses Union) asserts that health …

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