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ar·bi·tra·tion

(ahrbi-trāshŭn)
Dispute resolution conducted and overseen by someone with no stake in the outcome.

arbitration

(ar-bi-trā′shŏn) [L. arbitratio, decision]
1. A legal procedure for settling a dispute outside the courts, in which the parties select and agree to abide by the decision of a neutral third party (the arbiter or arbitrator).
2. In radiology, the interpretation of images by two or more readers, who determine and report their findings after conferring together.
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The bitter dispute has now gone to arbitration, with Unison set to submit written evidence backing their call for a better pay deal by November 26.
The issue has gone to arbitration and remains unresolved, so it must be rather pleasing for the employees on the Kirklees workforce to be told they can have an interim 2.
There is a disagreement about the level of fees, so that's why it has gone to arbitration.