board of arbitration

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Board of Arbitration

A panel of impartial persons appointed to resolve a dispute in an extrajudicial process. There are generally three arbitrators, but there may be up to five. Parties in arbitration agree to allow the decision of the board of arbitration to be binding and to forego the right to an appeal.

board of arbitration

A group of three to five people selected to arbitrate disputes between securities firms. The board's rulings are final for disputes in which both parties have agreed to arbitration.
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With respect to sources of delay, the Canadian studies showed that delay was increased by the use of three-person boards of arbitration (Goldblatt 1974; Winter 1983; Olson 1990; Thornicroft 1995); attorneys (Goldblatt 1974; Olson 1990; Thornicroft 1995); and the filing of preliminary objections over arbitrability (Olson 1990; Thornicroft 1995).
They functioned as chaplains to labor unions, encouraged and supported the organizing efforts of a largely Catholic work force, served on state and national boards of arbitration and mediation and ran so-called labor schools to teach Catholic workers and union leaders their rights under the civil law as well as in the official teaching of their church, transmitted principally through the social encyclicals.