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?

Week 8: Union Grievances and Public-Sector Unions
This week’s lesson discussed arbitration for grievance purposes and public-sector unions. Consider and comment on the following questions:

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.

Instructions:  Your initial post should be at least 250 words.

Initial Post Due:  Thursday, 11:55 p.m., ET