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Unique problems and opportunities of permanent umpireships: A panel discussion

The advantages and disadvantages – for the arbitrators and for the parties – of permanent umpire relationships. The historical genesis of such relationships is discussed; umpireships and ad hoc arbitrations are compared; and some of the authors’ memorable umpireships are described.

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Problems of proof in the arbitration process: Report of the West Coast Tripartite Committee

Discussion of pre-hearing procedures, hearing procedures, and rules of evidence, with additional remarks regarding history and theory on these matters. [See also the transcript of the open discussion, 1966 page 214.]

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Impartial umpireships: The General Motors – UAW experience

The author sets forth the history of the permanent arbitration system at Ford, the operation of the system, and an evaluation of the effectiveness of the system. A brief discussion of permanent umpireships by Sylvester Garrett follows.

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An examination of the nature, characteristics, & functions of grievance arbitration. The “mediation approach” (which is preferred) is contrasted with the “judicial approach” (although specific parties may prefer either model as a means to resolve grievances).

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