Stefan Rosenzweig was graduated from the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University in June 1965. He is currently enrolled at Boalt Hall. School of Law, University of California, Berkeley.
International aibitration is as complex, if not more so, labor arbitration. Its importance is obvious, as it involves disputes between sovereign powers, with the lofty aim of keeping the world at peace. This study does not purport to be an extensive survey of all the many facets of international arbitration. Rather, I have selected several points which, to the author who is a student of labor arbitration, seem most interesting and important The author will assume the expertise of the reader concerning the problems of labor arbitration and will therefore concentrate on related issues in intemational aibitration.
Besides the larger number of penons affected by most inter-national disputes, there are other vital differences between interna-tional and labor disputes which should be mentioned at the outset Philip Mosley described the difference as follows:
Within a national society, especially a free society in which all groups and individuals, newspapers and radio, express a wide range of opinion, there can develop a means at influencing each other. After all, labor and management are living in the same community, in the same society. They are reading, in general, the same newspapers and hearing a wide range of radio programs. The possibility of the pressure of public opinion certainly sets limits to extreme claims, and it is most infrequent to have violence in strikes such as made some strikes in earlier times look almost like civil war. In addition, in free societies there are many groups, associations, and political mechanisms through which the disputes are being settled all the time and interests are being adjusted.