Will new dispute resolution rules prove as cumbersome as the old?
- Expedited Labor Arbitration Tribunal: A New AAA Forum for Companies and Unions. Hoellering, Michael F. // Labor Law Journal;Nov72, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p697
Two problem areas generally acknowledged to exist in the present process of arbitration are the high cost of and the seemingly inordinate delay in the rendering of a final award. Earlier this year, in an effort to circumvent these two problem areas, the American Arbitration Association developed...
- Mediation before litigation may save time and money. Aronson, Mort // Hotel & Motel Management;10/18/2010, Vol. 225 Issue 12, p8
The article discusses the significant role of mediators in resolving business disputes. It notes that a mediator acts as an intermediary to help both sides resolve their differences through negotiation and settlement and is considerably more rapid and less expensive than litigation. It also...
- mediate in a dispute. // People Management;9/25/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p54
Presents the steps when mediating labor disputes. Discussion of mediation and other options to resolve the dispute; Agreement of both parties to the mediation; Preparation of a summary of both parties' positions.
- Comprehensive review tackles issues facing workplace dispute process. // Employers Law;Feb2011, p5
The article reports on the consultations being conducted by government regarding plans to overhaul the way workplace disputes are resolved and to introduce an employer's charter covering the rights of businesses.
- Managing Client Emotions How A Mediator Can Help. White, L. Therese; White, Bill // Dispute Resolution Journal;Nov2001-Jan2002, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p15
The article provides several examples of how mediation could effectively address emotional issues. Negative emotions during disputes could overwhelm good judgment and damage attorney/client relations. One of the authors of this article mediated an employment dispute in which the plaintiff...
- Keep employment disputes out of court. Hougland, Whayne // Business Insurance;8/29/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 35, p9
Focuses on the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) systems in resolving labor disputes. Types of ADR used at different states of a dispute; Benefits offered by ADR systems; Components of an ADR program.
- Alternative Dispute Resolution of Employer-Employee Disputes in a Non-union Setting . Bakaly, Jr., Charles G. // Arbitration Journal;Sep90, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p47
The article focuses on the resolution of employer-employee disputes in a non-union setting. The law with regard to employment relationships has continued to develop in dramatic fashion during the latter half of the 1980s. Courts have continued to recognize exceptions to the employment-at-will...
- Conflict Avoidance. PRENTICE, SELDEN // Seattle Business;Nov2012, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p52
The article focuses on the benefits of early mediation to resolve employment disputes in companies even before a lawsuit is filed. Some companies are using the early mediation to avoid costs from legal fees and lost productivity, including Boeing and King County. To address workplace conflicts,...
- Dispute rules fail to cut tribunals. // People Management;3/8/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p10
The article focuses on the admission made by the British government that the statutory dispute resolution procedures have failed in their bid to reduce tribunal applications. According to Secretary of State for Trade and Industry Alistair Darling, the arrangement for resolving disputes in the...