Definition of go to arbitration in English:

go to arbitration


  • Use an arbitrator to settle a dispute.

    ‘the trust and consortium are likely to go to arbitration’
    • ‘The judge said the closings would violate existing labor contracts, and that the city's budget cutting plans would have to go to arbitration.’
    • ‘Legal sources suggested this weekend that the parties to the contract may have to go to arbitration to resolve the issues that are likely to arise between them.’
    • ‘This can pose problems at rent review, particularly if a case goes to arbitration.’
    • ‘Ms Brody added: ‘I have made a payment to Mrs Peak after going to arbitration and no liability has been admitted.’’
    • ‘The Council can carry on without agreement and if agreement is not reached it will go to arbitration.’
    • ‘The dispute went to arbitration in April and a final decision isn't expected before next summer.’
    • ‘The airport had offered to go to arbitration earlier in the dispute.’
    • ‘The case eventually went to arbitration, and a panel of judges awarded residents a settlement of $333 million dollars, 40 percent of which went to the lawyers.’
    • ‘The case went to arbitration in New York and had the potential to be a groundbreaking win for teams.’
    • ‘You've probably already agreed to go to arbitration in case of a dispute with your broker.’
    • ‘The workers, members of the Unison union, took industrial action and went to arbitration.’
    • ‘If the question goes to arbitration, the arbitrator's duty is to determine the amount of compensation payable.’
    • ‘Now compensation matters will be dealt with in Sydney using an administrative tribunal, with disputes going to arbitration.’
    • ‘The threat of industrial action by gas engineers was lifted last night after both sides in a pay dispute agreed to go to arbitration.’
    • ‘Weinbaum challenged the tenure denial, and the case went to arbitration.’
    • ‘They were unable to take court action as they had agreed in the contract they signed with Oak Lodge to go to arbitration.’
    • ‘I told him in May, after I had found a new job and still within my 30 day suspension originally given, that I wanted the case to go to arbitration.’
    • ‘Only two women have actually gone to arbitration in the case.’
    • ‘If this proves impossible, and if trade or competition are affected, a dispute may go to arbitration.’
    • ‘If they are still unhappy with the second valuation, they should seriously consider going to arbitration.’