HR Glossary


What is Arbitration?

Arbitration is a process by which a dispute between two or more parties is resolved by an impartial third party, called an arbitrator. The arbitrator hears from each side and then makes a decision, which is binding on the parties. Arbitration is often used to resolve disputes in labor and employment matters. For example, an employee might file a grievance with his or her employer, alleging that the employer has violated the terms of the employment agreement. The employer might then agree to arbitration, in order to avoid a long and costly legal battle. The arbitrator will hear from both sides and then make a decision, which the parties are bound to follow.

What are the benefits of Arbitration?

Arbitration is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), which is a way of resolving disputes outside of the court system. There are many benefits of arbitration, including that it is confidential, less expensive and faster than going to court. Arbitration is also a voluntary process, both parties must agree to arbitrate their dispute. This means that the parties have control over the outcome of the arbitration, as they can choose the arbitrator and the rules that will govern the arbitration. Arbitration is also binding, meaning that the parties are obligated to comply with the arbitrator’s decision.

How do you build an Arbitration system?

The process of building an arbitration system begins with the development of a policy that will be used to govern the arbitration process. Once the policy is in place, the next step is to create a process for the arbitration system. This process will include the steps that must be taken in order to file a claim and the steps that will be taken to resolve the claim. The process will also include the rules that will be followed by the arbitrator and the parties involved in the arbitration. Once the process is in place, the next step is to create a list of qualified arbitrators. The list of arbitrators should include both attorneys and non-attorneys who have experience in the area of law that will be arbitrated. The list of arbitrators should also include a list of mediators who can assist in the arbitration process if needed. Once the list of arbitrators is created, the next step is to create an agreement between the parties that will be arbitrated. This agreement should include the parties’ consent to arbitration, the dispute resolution process, and the selection of the arbitrator. Once the agreement is signed by the parties, the arbitration process can begin.

Why do you need an Arbitration system?

When disputes between employees and employers arise, an arbitration system can provide an efficient and cost-effective way to resolve them. An arbitration system can help to prevent legal disputes from escalating and becoming costly and time-consuming court battles. Additionally, arbitration can provide a more neutral forum for resolving disputes than a court system, which may be biased in favor of the employer. By having an arbitration system in place, both employees and employers can benefit from a more streamlined and less expensive process for resolving disputes.

What sort of companies need an Arbitration system?

Arbitration is a process that is often used in the context of human resources, in order to resolve disputes between employees and employers. There are a number of companies that would benefit from using an arbitration system, including those that have a large number of employees, those that have employees in multiple states, and those that have a unionized workforce. By using an arbitration system, companies can save time and money, and can avoid the often lengthy and costly process of going to court.


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