1. Given the complexity of modern arbitration proceedings, do you think that professional legal
representation for both unions and employers should be required? Why or why not?
2. Do you agree with the current prohibition of strikes for all public-sector employees? Should the
government relax these rules and allow for worker strikes in certain non-essential occupations?
Explain your answer.
Most find it very intimidating when a lawyer is hired or gets involved in any situation and in
modern arbitration, having a lawyer on your side would be the smartest step anyone involved
would take especially with all the legalities behind it.
With modern arbitration proceeding being
as they are, I think that having legal representation for both parties involved is definitely
necessary and also beneficiary for the process.
This also depends on the severity of the
situation and what is at stake.
It is never wrong to go to one of these situations over prepared
with a lawyer present with you ready to go to bat for you.
But there may be instances when all
the parties involved need to do is communicate and be precise with it, and at times problems
are solved this way before it is elevated.
Including legal representative in the process will help streamline the already costly procedures
in a very legal and sometimes complicated process, potentially saving time while allowing both
parties to maintain involvement and express their side of the issue. As expensive as hiring a