Michigan's compulsory arbitration law, Public Act 312 of 1969, requires police, firefighters and public employers to forego traditional actions such as strikes, walk-outs and lockouts. A panel of arbitrators determine binding decisions on contract disputes.
COMPULSORY ARBITRATION OF LABOR DISPUTES IN POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS
Act 312 of 1969
AN ACT to provide for compulsory arbitration of labor disputes in municipal police and fire departments; to define such public departments; to provide for the selection of members of arbitration panels; to prescribe the procedures and authority thereof; and to provide for the enforcement and review of awards thereof.