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Tips for Handling Grievances and Arbitration

OnDemand Webinar (91 minutes)

Learn to avoid common costly mistakes associated with the grievance and arbitration process.While union grievances often seem innocuous, they are essentially breach-of-contract lawsuits that can have large implications for a unionized employer. They can affect not only current costs, but the entire balance of power between labor and management. This information will help guide employers through the grievance and arbitration process with a focus on avoiding costly missteps and setting up cases to win them.

Authors

Daniel D. Barker, Jackson Lewis P.C.

Agenda

Grievances in General

• The Importance of Good Contract Language

• Grievance Procedure Overview

• Choosing an Arbitrator

Taking Your Case to Arbitration

• Defining the Issue

• Selecting and Evaluating Your Documentary Evidence

• Preparing Your Witnesses

• Advocacy at the Hearing

Important Substantive Arbitration Principles

• Just Cause Issues

• Past Practice Issues