Suggestions for writing briefs to be submitted to the Council
Be brief. Be specific. The Council is interested
in precise statements of fact, not in fancy covers or artistic
Use letter size paper (8 1/2" x 11"). Do not
use legal size.
On your submission form, assign a number
to each issue in dispute.
In submitting arguments supporting a listed
issue, use the same numbers for both the issue and the supporting
Give a brief resume of the highlights of
your negotiations, including proposals and counter-proposals
and resulting positions.
If charts, maps, photographs or other supporting
statistical data are to be part of the brief, sufficient copies
(4) shall be made so as to be included in all copies of the
brief. The use of films or recordings is not sanctioned by