BRITISH COLUMBIA
LABOUR RELATIONS BOARD
COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT ARBITRATION BUREAU

Expedited Arbitration

Section 104
1997/Jan/01 to 1997/Dec/31

  All Industries Private Sector Public Sector
# % # % # %
Applications Received 634   483   151  
Not Proceeded With 22   15   7  
Total Proceeded With 612   468   144  
Disposition of Files Proceeded With
Arbitrator Appointed 304   239   65  
Settled/Withdrawn Prior to Appointment of Arbitrator 308   229   79  
Arbitrator Appointed
Settled Prior to Arbitration 63 20.7% 45 18.8% 18 27.7%
Withdrawn After Arbitrator Appointed 41 13.5% 32 13.4% 9 13.8%
Settled At Arbitration (No Award) 65 21.4% 49 20.5% 16 24.6%
Award Received 135 44.4% 113 47.3% 22 33.8%
Total Arbitrator Appointed 304 100% 239 100% 65 100%
Settled/Withdrawn
Settled/Withdrawn Prior to Appointment of Arbitrator 308 64.6% 229 64.5% 79 64.8%
Settled Prior to Arbitration 63 13.2% 45 12.7% 18 14.8%
Withdrawn After Arbitrator Appointed 41 8.6% 32 9.0% 9 7.4%
Settled At Arbitration (No Award) 65 13.6% 49 13.8% 16 13.1%
Total Settled/Withdrawn 477 100% 355 100% 122 100%
Overall Settlement Rate 77.9%   75.9%   84.7%  

Overall Settlement Rate is equal to the Total Settled/Withdrawn divided by the Total Proceeded With


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