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6510 Sparrow Hawk Drive 41 Valley Road
West Palm Beach, Florida 33412
Old Westbury, NY 11568
Impartial Hearing Officer
Advanced Practitioner in Workplace Mediation
|New York State
New York State
Full time arbitrator, mediator and fact-finder since 1997. I
many labor and employment cases in the public and private sector including many
multi-national companies and major labor unions. I have served as a mediator in
many labor impasses for the New York State Public Employment Relations Board and
have been selected as fact-finder and super-conciliator.
As an adjunct professor for Long Island University and State University
of NY, I teach courses in Labor Relations, Negotiations, Mediation and
Arbitration. I have attended many training sessions on arbitration and mediation
and have been a panelist in arbitration seminars.
Executive Director for Human Resources/Labor Relations for large suburban school
district for eighteen years prior to retirement. Served as the Chief Negotiator.
negotiating collective bargaining agreements with twelve unions. Developed
negotiation proposals and revised the language of the newly negotiated
contracts. Responsible for contract management, contract administration,
grievances and arbitrations.
by New York State Board of Regents to the NY State Certification and Practice
Board (TECAP). Appointed Chairperson of TECAP Board. Provided workshops on
topics related to Labor Relations and Negotiations for many groups.
Trained by the State of New York as an Impartial Hearing Officer.
Elected executive officer and president of the New York State Association
of School Personnel Administrators and the Long Island Association of School
Agriculture; Beverage; Clothing; Communications;
Education; Federal; Food (Manu./Proc./Service); Furniture; Health Care;
Hospitals/Nursing Home; Office Workers/Clerical; Organizations;
Petroleum/Petrochemicals; Pharmaceuticals; Police and Fire; Prison Guards;
Public Employment; Retail Stores; Textile; Transportation; Utilities.
Absenteeism; Arbitrability; Bargaining Unit Work;
Conduct (Off-Duty/Personal); Demotion; Discipline (Non-Discharge); Discipline
(Discharge), Age Discrimination; Sex Discrimination; Bonus; Holidays; Leave;
Vacation; Grievance Mediation; Hiring Practices; Job Performance; Job Posting;
Job Bidding; Layoffs; Bumping; Recall; Management Rights; Past Practices;
Promotion; Safety/Health Conditions; Seniority; Sexual Harassment; Tenure/Reappointment; Wages;
Cost-of-Living Pay; Holiday Pay; Job Classification & Rates; Merit Pay;
Overtime Pay; Severance Pay; Vacation Pay; Work Hours/Schedules/Assignments;
Working Conditions/Work Orders; Violence or Threats.
United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) &
Bituminous Coal Operators’ Assoc. (BCOA) – District 20
University of North Florida & United Faculty of Florida
New York State Education Law – Section 3020-a Panel
New York State Public Employment Relations Board (Arbitration, Mediation, Fact
Cold Spring Harbor School District and UPSEU Local 144 – Division 100
American Arbitration Association (AAA)
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS)
National Association of Security Dealers (NASD)
National Mediation Board (NMB)
State of New York – Public Employment Relations Board (PERB)
State of New York – Employment Relations Board (SERB)
State of New Jersey – Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC)
Suffolk County – Public Employment Relations Board
American Arbitration Association
Association for Conflict Resolution
Labor & Employment Relations Association
118 LA 1714 (2003); 103 LRP 50158 (2003)
118 LA 640 (2004);
(2004); 120 LA 405 (2004)
32 LA 15 485 (2005); 121 LA 228 (2005)
122 LA 1755 (2006)
35LAIS 137 (2007)
PER DIEM FEE:
fee is $900 per day for hearing, research and preparation of the opinion and
A hearing day is any portion
of a day up to eight hours.
for research and preparation is prorated.
the scheduled hearing is postponed or canceled with less than three calendar
weeks (21 days) notice, the per diem fee for each day of scheduled hearing will
be charged if another matter cannot be substituted.
Arbitration Fact-finding and Labor Mediation:
charges $900 per day (for up to eight hours.)
Time for research is prorated.
Travel Time: Travel
time will be prorated based on the per diem fee.
charges actual cost of reasonable expenses including airfare, car rental, car
service, taxi, parking, lodging and meals.
Automobile mileage is charged at the applicable IRS rate.
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