The Admissibility of Arbitration Proceedings in Labour Law Disputes in Slovak Republic

Andrea Olšovská, Marek Švec


Abstract Purpose. This analytical paper focuses on the possible use of arbitration proceedings in individual labour relations.
Design/methodology/approach. The paper presents an analysis of the present legal landscape and opportunities to use legal qualifications, to deal with individual labour law disputes.
Findings. Arbitration proceedings as an alternative form of dispute resolution are generally considered as a faster and less costly form of dispute resolution. However, the public perceives the practices of many arbitration tribunals as unfair.
Research limitations/implications. The scientific paper contributes to the discussion on the use of alternative forms of dispute resolution for labour law.
Originality/value. The scientific contribution provides further theoretical and practical information for discussion of obstacles related to out-of-court settlement of labor disputes
Paper type. Issues paper.

Keywords: Labour law dispute, mediation, arbitration proceedings, employee, employer.