This page was started in response to a request for information on how to prepare for arbitration. Fall, 2017

from William Puette

Materials I have used in teaching a class on arbitration

pdf Overview of the Grievance Procedure (254 KB)

pdf Advance Preparation (65 KB)

pdf Case Preparation and Presentation (237 KB)

pdf Instructing Witnesses (49 KB) pdf (254 KB)

William Puette, Director
Center for Labor Education & Research
University of Hawai‘i - West O‘ahu


from Joan Hill

I regularly teach arbitration classes (Arb I and Arb II) and am attaching some handouts on the issue of introducing documents, etc.

pdf Practical Guide to Grievance Arbitration (58 KB)

document EVIDENCE (44 KB)

document Laying a Foundation and Admitting Evidence handout (28 KB)

document Handout on Direct and Cross Examination (46 KB)

pdf Credibility Determinations (28 KB)

Joan Hill
United Steelworkers


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