Grievances that lead to arbitration are not only financially draining, but the results of the arbitration can have a significant impact on the morale and operations of the organization. In some situations, the win or loss of an arbitration can completely change the culture and the perceived rights of Management or Union. Therefore, it is in the best interest of both parties to resolve disputes as quickly as possible. However, in some circumstances if you must defend a business decision, and take a grievance to arbitration then you must be prepared to win.
This three day comprehensive program will highlight the considerations that you first need to make before you take a grievance to arbitration. Have you exhausted all of the available options for a settlement? Or is this a business or principled decision that requires the award of an Arbitrator? Have you considered both mitigating and aggravating factors? In this program, you will learn how to use the grievance process to resolve disputes.