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or bi tray shuhn

  • n  (law) the hearing and determination of a dispute by an impartial referee agreed to by both parties (often used to settle disputes between labor and management)
  • n  the act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment
    they submitted their disagreement to arbitration

  • Still, the courts generally uphold arbitration clauses unless a law makes absolutely clear that the employee can go to court, arbitration be damned.
  • While such a solution sounds reasonable, most arbitration experts flatly say that it makes little sense.
  • Under the auspices of the Chicago Chamber of Commerce an effort is being made in Illinois to introduce commercial arbitration in certain trades in place of court proceedings in .
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  • Floyd Landis in Reuters Canada
    After much thought, I have decided to appeal my case to the Court of Arbitration of Sport,Landis said in a statement. "I want to take this opportunity to say again, that I am innocent of the doping allegations against me. I hope that the...
  • Doug Melvin in International Herald Tribune
    It's just as important he doesn't have to worry about arbitration from his standpoint,general manager Doug Melvin said. "It can be a distraction every year."
  • Lance Armstrong in
    I think conventional wisdom is that he will lose (his arbitration hearing), because USADA has never lost a case,said Armstrong, the guest speaker Tuesday at an Aspen Ideas Festival health forum discussion.

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