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Affidavit

A written statement or declaration offered as a sworn document about a matter at issue. Arbitrators at times will permit the submission of an affidavit but...
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Appeal

The act of taking an arbitration award to court with the goal of overturning or modifying the arbitrator’s decision.  The judicial grounds for overturning...
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Advocate

A person representing the grievant(s) or the employer who presents the grievant’s or employer’s position, evidence, and arguments to an arbitrator.  The...
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Arbitration

Arbitration - A method of dispute resolution provided by a collective  bargaining agreement or  other contract, typically with a final and binding...

Arbitrability

Arbitrability – The arbitrator’s jurisdiction or authority to hear a case.  Substantive arbitrability objections involve whether the subject matter of the...
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Affidavit

Affidavit – A written statement or declaration, offered as a sworn document, regarding a matter at issue.  Arbitrators at times will permit the submission...
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Adverse Witness

A representative of one party to an arbitration who is called as a witness by the opposing party, as when a grievant is called by an employer or a supervisor...