Generally speaking arbitration decisions are for the most part private and confidential and they are published only if the parties and the arbitrator agree on making the decision available. There are a variety of commercially available services which publish those decisions.
In addition, and in the case of arbitration awards involving public employment, sometimes those decisions are available through the corresponding state public employment/labor relations agencies. Below is a list of states which make available public employment arbitration awards. The list indicates what kind of awards which are available.
- California (Factfinding Reports)
- Delaware (Public Employment Relations Board and Interest Arbitration Awards)
- Iowa (Interest Arbitration Awards)
- Massachusetts (Commonwealth Employment Relations Board and decisions by arbitrators)
- Minnesota (Awards issued by arbitrators in the Bureau of Mediation Services’ Arbitration Roster)
- Montana (Firefighters Factfinding and Interest Arbitration Decisions; Police Interest Arbitration Decisions)
- New Jersey (Interest Arbitration Decisions)
- New Mexico (Summaries of significant arbitration decisions)
- New York (Interest Arbitration Awards)
- Ohio (Factfinding and Conciliation Awards)
- Oregon (Interest Arbitration Decisions)
- Pennsylvania (Factfinding Reports)
- Washington (Interest Arbitration Awards)
- Wisconsin (Grievance Arbitration Awards and Interest Arbitration Awards)