Sinclair Kossoff

Arbitrator, Attorney
6177 N Lincoln Avenue - No. 134
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MA, University of Chicago 1955; JD, University of Chicago 1959
Per Diem: 
Postponement Charge: 
None if case rescheduled
One-half per diem day if 8-14 days' notice of cancellation given prior to scheduled hearing date; 1 per diem day if 7 or fewer days' notice; $50 if at least 15 days' notice. No charge for rescheduling a hearing except that rescheduling may not be used as means of avoiding payment of cancellation fee.
Additional Charges: 
Each day of hearing, regardless of length, per diem charge. Study of record and preparation opinion, minimum fee of 1 per diem day. 2 per diem days for 12 to 17.5 hours of study and preparation. After 16 hours, for each additional 2 to 5.5 hours, one-half day charge and 6 to 9.5 hours a full day charge. Following is a listing showing the number of hours and the equivalent number of per diem days. The majority of an hour will be considered an hour. Thus, 11 hours and 31 minutes will be considered 12 hours. 1 to 9.5 hours - 1 per diem day, 10 to 11.5 hours - 1.5 per diem day, 12 to 17.5 hours - 2 per diem days, 18 to 21.5 hours - 2.5 per diem days, 22 to 25.5 hours - 3 per diem days, 26 to 29.5 hours - 3.5 per diem days, 30 to 33.5 hours - 4 per diem days, 34 to 37.5 hours - 4.5 per diem days, 38 to 41.5 hours - 5 per diem days, 22 to 25.5 hours - 3 per diem days. Travel time: No fee. Parties are billed for travel expenses such as airfare, lodging and auto mileage. Charged postage for mailing award or exchanging briefs and 10 cents/page duplicating and printing casts. Payment due upon receipt, if presents difficulty, no later than 30 days after issuance. If foregoing is not acceptable to either party, please so inform me prior to hearing date.
Employment History: 
Attorney for NLRB (1959-62), Adjunct professor of labor law at Loyola Univ. Law School (1970-72); Labor attorney representing unions (1962-65); from 1965-76 represented both unions and management
National Academy of Arbitrators: 
American Bar Assn., IL State Bar Assn., Chicago Bar Assn; Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA)
Neutral Listings: 
ILL State Board of Education, IL Labor Relations Board, WI Employment Relations Commission, PUBLIC SECTOR PANELS: US Customs Service/NTEU; Cook Co (IL)/SEIU; Chicago/AFSCME; Chicago Transit Authority/ATU Locals 241 & 308. PRIVATE SECTOR PANELS: Building Owners & Managers Assn. of Chicago/SEIU Local 1; Kellogg Co. Battle Creek/Local 3G, BCTGM; Mid-American Energy/IBEW Locals 109 & 499; Harley Davidson Motor Company/USWA Local 2-209; Veyance Technologies, Inc. (Marysville, OH)/USWA Local 843L; ComEd/IBEW Local 15 (expedited arbitration panel).
Neutral Experience: 
Labor arbitrator since 1969; full-time since 1976.
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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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