BA, Univ. of Minnesota, 1982; MA, College of St. Thomas, 1973; MA, College of St. Thomas, 1976; JD William Mitchell College of Law, 1982
1 day if occurs within 3 weeks of hearing
Actual out of pocket for secretarial, fax, copy costs, air fare, rental vehicle costs, meals, lodging, long distance phone. IRS rate for mileage
Full-time labor arbitrator since 1995. Practice divided between labor arbitrator, alternative dispute resolution and civil litigation (1984-95); interned as labor arbitrator and engaged in general practice primarily in civil litigation (1982-94)
National Academy of Arbitrators:
Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA), MN and Hennepin Co. Bar Assn., Labor and ADR sections
KS Office of Labor Relations, MN Bureau of Mediation Services, MT Board of Personnel Appeals, OR Employment Relations Board, WA Public Employment Relations Commission. PERMANENT PANELS: City of Minneapolis and all unions; MN /MAPE, OR/SEIU, OR (Human Services)/SEIU Local 503, TSA/AFGE, FAA/NATCA (PAR), US Customs & Border Protection/National Treasury Employees, Alaska Railroad/UTU, US Postal Service R-399 Regional/NPMHU/ APWU, and Hormel/UFCW Local 9.
Public Sector -- 95% grievance and 5% interest disputes between unions and cities, counties, state and federal agencies and contracts. Issues include: wages; family leave, discipline and discharge; seniority; vacation; holiday pay; overtime and drug use issues; job classification; layoff; upgrade; out of classification; assignment of work; promotion; demotion; recall; bumping; super-seniority; theft & sexual harassment. Work Areas Served include--City, County, State and Federal Law Enforcement and penal institutions; clerical departments, maintenance departments with year round and seasonal issues; technicians services; hospitals (RNs, LPNs, other support staff), emergency services and nursing care; schools, administrators, teachers and support personnel; public transit drivers, public ferry operations.
Current Employment/Associations that could cause a conflict: