External research – a minimum of one (1)relevant reference (ARB decisions, court cases, labor laws) – is expected to support your discussion of this case. Be sure to provide a complete citation for your reference, using APA guidelines.
3. Why does the list of comparable cities matter? Other than population, what should an arbitrator consider when deciding whether a city is “comparable” to another city?
4. If you were a Conventional Interest Arbitrator, how would you rule on the wage issue? Explain your rationale
5. If you were a Final-Offer Interest Arbitrator, and you could only pick one side’s package of proposals, which side would you pick? Why?
6. Suppose you were asked to mediate this dispute. What would you do, procedurally? What would you suggest regarding the issues? How would you motivate the parties to settle?