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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 dispute resolution calls for binding arbitration by the Transportation Arbitration and Mediation, PLLC, in Washington "or another body experienced in resolving transportation disputes or claims" within 30 days after parties are unable to resolve their dispute or claim.
In this article, mediation and binding arbitration (or voluntary trial resolution) are separately discussed as a backdrop to a discussion of med-arb.
One of the major disadvantages of contractual or binding arbitration is that there is generally no right to appeal the arbitrator's decision.
(3) Since 1998, the United States Supreme Court has issued opinions that have greatly expanded corporations' use of mandatory binding arbitration clauses.
As a condition of her employment by Carehouse, Andrea was required to sign an agreement whereby any and all claims and disputes either had against the other during the course of employment would be subject to binding arbitration. Thus, she had agreed, as had Carehouse, that neither could sue the other in a court of law, since all claims were to be resolved by binding arbitration.
The Florida Circuit Court ruled the plaintiff was required to submit to binding arbitration. The plaintiff appealed.
In the past few decades, the use of pre-dispute binding arbitration provisions in a wide array of consumer contracts has increased exponentially.
The union also wants binding arbitration of all cases of disciplinary action taken against union members involved in industrial action.
Five full days into FOX blacking out content on several channels on Cablevision, and no end in sight over a carriage dispute, FOX has begun getting nasty after calls for binding arbitration have become more prominent.
The binding arbitration between the state and FEMA was mandated by language inserted into the federal stimulus bill last year by Louisiana Sen.
JAMIE LEIGH JONES' CLAIM THAT SHE was gang-raped by co-workers in Iraq four years ago has become a rallying cry for congressional efforts to ban the mandatory binding arbitration clauses that thousands of companies insert into their employment contracts.
If there is no agreement in the negotiations, either party can call in an impartial panel to resolve the dispute through binding arbitration. Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently singled out the Port Authority for dragging out the World Trade Center redevelopment talks, which so far have been unsuccessful in finding a resolution.