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  American Arbitration Association - Labor-Management
When an arbitrator is serving concurrently as an advocate for or representative of other companies or unions in labor relations matters, or has done so in recent years, he or she must disclose such activities before accepting appointment as an arbitrator.
If an arbitrator is unable, because of time limitations or other reasons, to handle all decision-making aspects of a case, it is not a violation of professional responsibility to suggest to the parties an allocation of responsibility between the arbitrator and an assistant or associate.
Arbitrators should recognize that the primary responsibility of an administrative agency is to serve the parties.
www.iit.edu /departments/csep/codes/coe/amer.arbitration.assoc.b.html   (5061 words)

 American Arbitration Assn's Employment Dispute Resolution Rules
Arbitration in the Absence of a Party or Representative Unless the law provides to the contrary, the arbitration may proceed in the absence of any party or representative who, after due notice, fails to be present or fails to obtain a postponement.
All other expenses of the arbitration, including required travel and other expenses of the arbitrator, AAA representatives, and any witness and the cost of any proof produced at the direct request of the arbitrator, shall be borne equally by the parties, unless they agree otherwise or unless the arbitrator directs otherwise in the award.
Appointment and Qualifications of Arbitrator The AAA shall submit simultaneously to each party and identical list of five proposed arbitrators, drawn from the Panel of Arbitrators, who have familiarity with the employment field, from which one arbitrator shall be appointed to hear and determine the case promptly.
www.lectlaw.com /files/adr18.htm   (5722 words)

 Guide to the American Arbitration Association Voluntary Labor Arbitation Tribunal case files, 1955-1960
The arbitrators' decisions are missing in all but one of the cases.
Arbitrators: Milton Rubin, Charles Groves, and Albert Evans.
Arbitrators: Sidney Sugerman, chairman, Edward J. Losi, and William Knice.
rmc.library.cornell.edu /EAD/htmldocs/KCL05119.html   (479 words)

 AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION DECISION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Susan Pearson, the Associate Provost for Faculty Relations and Budget, testified that she was the principle negotiator for the University following the Union's election of a representative in 1989 [Tr.38-39].
Associate Provost Pearson's testimony was certainly the most credible (in fact the only testimony and evidence) concerning the initial negotiation of the language of Article 31, the limitation on arbitration.
Fourth, there was evidence presented at the arbitration that other protected groups on the campus, women, minorities and disabled students, have various service offices that aid and protect their interests at the University, yet the University does not charge a fee to students who use those organizations.
people.umass.edu /geo/gp/intl/arbitration.html   (5397 words)

 Contractors Zone - American Arbitration Association
Arbitrators should be compelled to give reasons for their justifications, and there should be an appeals process.
Not when an arbitrator states during a hearing that, "Aren't you supposed to have the money to withstand a two year long hearing?" This statement was made after the contractor had lost his bonding capacity and hence his business and had no income for two years.
A letter to American Arbitration Association regional vice-president Deborah Brown detailing the areas of the contract that were neglected by the panel and her reply is below.
www.contractorszone.com /Injustices/aaa.html   (1218 words)

 American Arbitration Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Arbitrator adopts this test up to a point, with the caveat that the party proposing the change has the burden of proof, rather than both parties having the burden of proof, as was stipulated by Arbitrator Torosian in his initial formulation of the test.
The Arbitrator rejects this argument by the City, in that had the Legislature intended for arbitrator to defer to elected officials they would have clearly reflected that intention in the language employed in the ORS 243.746(4), or simply eliminated the requirement for Interest Arbitration and allowed City officials to unilaterally set wages and working conditions.
The Arbitrator's interest, after reviewing the merits of the case, is in leaving the parties in a status quo position with reference to the language of Article 21, and the Arbitrator must therefore determine which proposed language modifications, those of the Association or those of the City, satisfy this intention.
www.erb.state.or.us /awards/ia1000.htm   (3600 words)

 American Arbitration Association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The American Arbitration Association (AAA) is one of several arbitration organizations that administers arbitration of disputes brought to it by members of the public.
The arbitrators are chosen in accordance with the parties' agreement or, if the parties do not agree otherwise, in accordance with the AAA rules.
Parties choose arbitration for a variety of reasons, including the perception that it is less costly and protracted than litigation in court.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_Arbitration_Association   (212 words)

 American Arbitration Association :: American Arbitration Association Hosts Lecture to Commemorate the 80th Anniversary ...
To honor the FAA's anniversary, the AAA is hosting a series of lectures that celebrate this milestone and emphasize the importance of the legislation to the continued success of arbitration.
The lecture was co-sponsored by the Committee on Arbitration of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
The global leader in conflict management since 1926, the American Arbitration Association is a not-for-profit, public service organization committed to the resolution of disputes through the use of arbitration, mediation, conciliation, negotiation, democratic elections and other voluntary procedures.
sev.prnewswire.com /legal/20050208/NYM00907022005-1.html   (924 words)

 National Arbitration Forum Blog
This is true of arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association but not with that of the National Arbitration Forum.
If the arbitrator does not follow the law, a party may seek to have the award overturned under the Federal Arbitration Act by arguing that the arbitrator exceeded their powers.
Arbitrators award employees a median of $63,120, whereas "runaway" federal juries award a median of $68,737.
arbitration-forum.blogspot.com   (1163 words)

To serve your dispute resolution needs, the AAA provides a forum for the hearing of disputes through 34 offices nationwide and two International Centres in New York and in Dublin, tested rules and procedures that have broad acceptance, and a roster of over 8,000 impartial experts to hear and resolve cases.
Their conduct is guided by the Association's Code of Ethics, prepared by a joint committee of the American Arbitration Association and the American Bar Association, and the Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators, developed by the American Arbitration Association, the American Bar Association and the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution.
The American Arbitration Association has played an instrumental role in establishing systems, which may utilize a variety of dispute resolution techniques, to address a full range of disputes involving, but not limited to, employment, consumer, technology, health care, bankruptcy, financial services, accounting, international trade and mass claims.
www.adr.org /Overview   (599 words)

 Norton Rose - American Arbitration Association’s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The American Arbitration Association’s (AAA) main focus is on dispute resolution in the US (for which it has many sets of rules).
AAA arbitration allows a level of flexibility in the appointment of arbitrators and the procedural rules.
Arbitrations under the Rules are administered by the ICDR in New York (USA) or Dublin (the Republic of Ireland), although sometimes administration can be through the facilities of arbitration institutions with which the ICDR has co-operation agreements.
www.nortonrose.com /html_pubs/view.asp?id=2635   (351 words)

 Arbitration and Mediation
Good bibliographies by the AAA on the topics of Commercial Dispute Resolution Literature of Interest, Foreign and International Commercial Dispute Resolution Literature, and International Political Dispute Resolution Literature.
The Virtual Magistrate Project is a specialized, on-line arbitration and fact-finding system for disputes involving users of on-line systems, those who claim to be harmed by wrongful messages, and system operators (to the extent that complaints or demands for remedies are directed at the System Operator).
The pilot project of the American Arbitration Association, the National Center for Automated Information Research, the Cyberspace Law Institute, and the Villanova Center for Law and Policy will assist in the speedy, initial resolution of computer network-related disputes.
www.law.fsu.edu /library/courseresources/arbitration.html   (944 words)

Founded in 1926, the American Arbitration Association offers a wide range of services, including education and training, publications and the resolution of a wide range of disputes through mediation, arbitration, elections and other out-of-court settlement techniques.
The AAA - with 34 offices in the United States and Europe and 59 cooperative agreements with arbitral institutions in 41 countries - provides a forum for the hearing of disputes, case administration, tested rules and procedures, and a roster of impartial experts to hear and resolve cases.
The American Arbitration Association's international division, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, was named the clear favorite among legal departments of major corporations in the United States and the United Kingdom.
www.icondirect.net /published/301212.php   (153 words)

 LexisNexis Media Relations - October 17, 2005 News Release
With arbitration providing prompt, final resolution to a host of workplace issues, its use in resolving labor and employment disputes is growing.
AAA has arbitrators across the United States who resolve labor and management disputes for the public and private sector in industries that include manufacturing, transportation, government, and utilities.
In 2004, more than 159,000 cases were filed with the Association in a full range of matters including commercial finance, construction, labor and employment, health care, insurance, mass claims and technology disputes.
www.lexisnexis.com /about/releases/tracker/default.asp?pr=0837.asp   (550 words)

 American Arbitration Association Seeks CPA Panelists
The AAA processes the application and appoints the candidate to an industry arbitration panel.
In rare cases, the AAA may determine that an individual does not have the temperament for arbitration based on their observation of the person's role-play in the workshop.
All AAA arbitrators set their own fee, which is included in the information sent to parties.
www.aicpa.org /pubs/cpaltr/jul2000/american.htm   (501 words)

 Rip Off Report:American Arbitration Association Arbitrator SLEPT through most of our arbitration! Houston, Dallas Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
When we arrived at the arbitration the arbitrator was joking and talking to Palm Harbor Attorneys (they were on a first name basis) about how he almost missed our case as he didn't have it written down right.
When the farce of a arbitration was over, this was on Wednesday the same day that it started he told us that he would have his decision to the AAA on Friday morning.
Arbitration abuse is only becoming more well known because credit card companies etc are starting to use it, exposing thousands more people to the truth about this biased form of alternate dispute resolution.
www.ripoffreport.com /reports/ripoff60286.htm   (3013 words)

 Sample Arbitration / Mediation / ADR Clauses
At the option of the first to commence an arbitration, the arbitration shall be administered either by JAMS pursuant to its (Comprehensive Arbitration Rules and Procedures) (Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures), or by (name an alternate provider) pursuant to its (identify the rules that will govern).
Either party may initiate arbitration with respect to the matters submitted to mediation by filing a written demand for arbitration at any time following the initial mediation session or 45 days after the date of filing the written request for mediation, whichever occurs first.
Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, the mediator shall be disqualified from serving as arbitrator in the case.
www.t-tlaw.com /bus-09.htm   (445 words)

 AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A number of questions have been raised as to the expectations of the Tribunal in respect of the arguments to be raised concerning the claim of CONTROLS to be exempt from damages pursuant to Article 79 and the inter-related question as to whether Reliable Installation Co. should be joined to this arbitration.
That in turn raises the question as to whether Reliable should be joined to this arbitration as a party, as requested by CONTROLS, or only be considered as a witness, as is the position of SUPERB.
The second phase of the arbitration, which will consider issues of damages and perhaps the exemption of Reliable, will take place at some time after 1 April 1999.
www.cisg.law.pace.edu /cisg/moot/PROBLEM1999-7.html   (361 words)

 Cybersettle :: Press Releases - The American Arbitration Association and Cybersettle Join Forces ::
The global leader in conflict management since 1926, the American Arbitration Association(R) is a not-for-profit, public service organization committed to the resolution of disputes through the use of arbitration, mediation, conciliation, negotiation, democratic elections, and other voluntary procedures.
In 2005, more than 142,000 cases were filed with the AAA in a full range of matters including commercial, construction, labor, employment, insurance, international and claims program disputes.
Through 30 offices in the United States, Ireland and Mexico, the AAA provides a forum for the hearing of disputes, rules and procedures and a roster of impartial experts to resolve cases.
www.cybersettle.com /info/news/pressreleases.aspx?id=33   (628 words)

 International Arbitration - Curtis - American Arbitration Association, International Arbitrators
Representation of a claimant in an arbitration in connection with a claim for the annulment of a stock purchase agreement, arbitrated in Paris under the ICC Rules.
Acting as Sole Arbitrator in an arbitration in Paris under the ICC Rules concerning the breach of a distributorship agreement.
Acting as Co-Arbitrator in an arbitration involving a dispute between a Swiss company and an Indian company concerning the purchase of a commodity for delivery to Asia, arbitrated in Geneva under the ICC Rules.
www.cm-p.com /practice_arbitration.htm   (975 words)

 Juris International - The American Arbitration Association
The American Arbitration Association was founded in 1926 and is the United State's foremost provider of dispute settlement services.
The AAA is a non-profit, public service organization with 38 offices in the United States.
The American Arbitration Association (AAA) administers arbitration, mediation and other ADR cases (at the national level, it administers some 80.000 cases per year).
www.jurisint.org /en/ctr/9.html   (211 words)

 American University Washington College of Law - International Arbitration Program
Through introductory and interactive lectures, including a mock arbitration, this seminar will teach skills, strategies, and tactics for successfully conducting international arbitration cases on various factual and legal bases.
Participants will be led through various case scenarios that arise in the practice of international arbitration and be trained in ways to resolve them.
The Project, co-sponsored by the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) inaugurated during fall 2004, with the First Annual Seminar on International Commercial Arbitration.
www.wcl.american.edu /arbitration/2004   (351 words)

 FedLaw - Arbitration and Mediation
General Arbitration Statutes in the United States (American Arbitration Association)
Labor Arbitration Rules, December 1, 2002 (American Arbitration Association)
National Rules for the Resolution of Employment Disputes: Arbitration And Mediation Rules, November 1, 2002 (American Arbitration Association)
www.thecre.com /fedlaw/legal89.htm   (208 words)

 The Political Graveyard: American Arbitration Association, politicians
President, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, from 1964; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia,
It is the Internet's most comprehensive source for American political biography, listing 138,150 politicians, living and dead.
The coverage of the site includes certain federal officials, state officeholders and candidates in all 50 states, state and national political party officials, federal and state judges, and mayors (including candidates at election for mayor) of qualifying cities.
www.politicalgraveyard.com /group/am-arbitration-assoc.html   (817 words)

 American Arbitration Association Rules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
AAA is the nation's largest full-service alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provider, assisting in the design and implementation of ADR systems for corporations, unions, government agencies and the courts.
CompuLaw is releasing the set of thirty-five new databases covering every area of the AAA rules.
The new databases will enable arbitration lawyers to automatically generate important arbitration deadlines such as when to give notice of hearings and when to provide documents to opposing counsel prior to hearings.
www.compulaw.com /press_release/AAA.htm   (597 words)

Any additional issues that might arise will be considered in the second phase of the arbitration.
In particular, since the question has been asked whether SUPERB could argue that avoidance of the contract is justified under article 49(1)(a), it should be noted that the Statement of Claim, para.
If claimant wishes to amend its Statement of Claim in accordance with article 4 of the International Arbitration Rules, it should make that request after oral arguments on the first phase of the arbitration.
www.cisg.law.pace.edu /cisg/moot/PROBLEM1999-6.html   (1453 words)

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