Independence: The Arbitration Council functions independently of any outside interference.
Transparency: Legal reasoning and basis for the Council’s decisions are clearly explained in published awards, which are available in print and online.
Predictability: Arbitrators adhere to guidelines to maintain consistent legal decision making.
Responsiveness: Case hearings are held and decisions issued within 15 working days.
Integrity: The Arbitration Council has adopted a code of professional conduct to regulate its own standards.
Equity: Parties select their own representative arbitrators, participating in a process that enables them to voice their opinions and impact their work and lives.
Stakeholder Participation: Regular forums are organized for representatives of workers, employers, government and other stakeholders to discuss issues with the Council.