This discussion deals with the arbitration of grievances. To prepare, read the course reading from Chapter 10 and 11. Make sure to focus especially on the role of the arbitrator. It is important to understand the role of the arbitrator for discussion forum 3.
Explain and discuss the role of arbitration and arbitratorsin the settlement of workplace grievances (e.g. discipline, termination). How are they different from Policy grievances? What do arbitrators do to reach fair and effective and lasting decisions? What questions do they need to ask and answer to come to their decisions? What processes lead to arbitration decisions?