BRITISH COLUMBIA
LABOUR RELATIONS BOARD
COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT ARBITRATION BUREAU

Expedited Arbitration

Section 104
1998/Jan/01 to 1998/Dec/31

  All Industries Private Sector Public Sector
# % # % # %
Applications Received 615   446   169  
Not Proceeded With 12   6   6  
In Process 2   2   0  
Total Proceeded With 601   438   163  
Disposition of Files Proceeded With
Arbitrator Appointed 282   199   83  
Settled/Withdrawn Prior to Appointment of Arbitrator 319   239   80  
Arbitrator Appointed
Settled Prior to Arbitration 107 37.9% 68 34.2% 39 47.0%
Withdrawn After Arbitrator Appointed 42 14.9% 32 16.1% 10 12.0%
Settled At Arbitration (No Award) 12 4.3% 8 4.0% 4 4.8%
Hearing in Process/Awaiting Award 1 0.4% 0 0.0% 1 1.2%
Award Received 120 42.6% 91 45.7% 29 34.9%
Total Arbitrator Appointed 282 100% 199 100% 83 100%
Settled/Withdrawn
Settled/Withdrawn Prior to Appointment of Arbitrator 319 66.5% 239 68.9% 80 60.2%
Settled Prior to Arbitration 107 22.3% 68 19.6% 39 29.3%
Withdrawn After Arbitrator Appointed 42 8.7% 32 9.2% 10 7.5%
Settled At Arbitration (No Award) 12 2.5% 8 2.3% 4 3.0%
Total Settled/Withdrawn 480 100% 347 100% 133 100%
Overall Settlement Rate 79.9%   79.2%   81.6%  

Overall Settlement Rate is equal to the Total Settled/Withdrawn divided by the Total Proceeded With


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