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How Arbitrators Decide




This paper is a brief review of the factors that come into play in an attempt at

grievance adjudication and the possibility of final resolution employing the

procedures encountered during an arbitration hearing. It will touch on some of

the factors that should guide the advocate for both the employer and the

employee. It will also point out some of the criteria that should be employed to

make the process more effective. It is by no means exhaustive in attempting to

address the many complexities that come into play during grievance processing

and the intricacies employed in the arbitration hearing. Hopefully it will give the

reader a glimpse at how arbitrators think and rule.