This book on evaluation of industrial relations mechanism in effective trade dispute settlement in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1999-2008) is a scholarly treatment of the subjects of industrial relations and trade dispute settlement in Nigerian Universities. Dispute is a basic characteristic of every society. There is no society that exists without conflicts. In the same vein trade unions encounter conflicts in their work environment which is referred to as trade disputes. Nigerian laws have provided legal, institutional and administrative mechanisms for the resolution of trade disputes. Undergraduate and postgraduate students, educational policy makers as well as practitioners of industrial relations in both private and public organizations will find this book very useful.