Once the pre-arbitration matters are attended to (such as choosing the arbitrator and scheduling the hearing), the disputing parties can begin the process of preparing for arbitration. This process can vary based on the existing relationship between the parties and the nature of the dispute at hand. There are, however, a number of common elements that are integral to the arbitration process, from establishing the jurisdiction of the presiding arbitrator to compiling a case to arguing for a particular remedy to the dispute.
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In 1962, federal employees were first granted the right to participate in collective bargaining through labor unions of their choice. That right was expanded and solidified in Title VII of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, known as the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute.
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor. The ETA states that its mission is to “contribute to the more efficient functioning of the U.S. labor market by providing high quality job training, employment, labor market information, and income maintenance services primarily through state and local workforce development systems.”