Many employers are accommodating with their expectations of their employees at the time of hiring. Others may bury the arbitration agreements applied in various types of working documents. To avoid unconsciously renouncing their rights, an employee should carefully read all documents, regardless of their duration. This includes: The tribunal was satisfied that all of these criteria were in place, which meant that the clause was an effective arbitration clause. However, the tribunal had to determine the meaning of the sentence contained in the arbitration clause “The two parties decide by mutual agreement to refer each dispute to ..” The respondent argued that this meant that the parties had already reached an agreement or “mutual agreement” and had already decided, through the contract they had concluded, to submit “any dispute” that might arise between them to arbitration. This also applies to the situation of organised workplaces where workers are represented by trade unions. .