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Sponsored by:

Schmidt Labor Research Center University of Rhode Island

www.uri.edu/research/lrc/

Labor Arbitration

Conference


October 20, 2006

Biltmore Hotel Providence, RI

 

 

 

 

Attendee List

 

Introduction

 

Mark M. Grossman, Esq.

Assistant Professor

URI Schmidt Labor Research Center

 

How Active/Helpful Should an Arbitrator Be?

Moderator: Richard Reilly
Newton, MA

 

Speakers: Ann Marie Coleman

Assistant VP for Human Resources

URI, Kingston, RI

 

Mark M. Grossman

Assistant Professor

URI Schmidt Labor Research Center

 

Vincent P. Santaniello, Esq.

NEARI/NEA

Cranston, RI

 

Sexual Harassment Issues, Including DFR

 

Speakers: Sharon Henderson Ellis, Arbitrator

Brookline, MA

 

Marc Greenbaum, Arbitrator

Newton, MA

 

Pensions & Health Insurance Issues

 

Speakers: James C. Ferguson, Esq.

Rocky Hill, CT

 

Saranne P. Murray

Shipman & Goodwin, LLP

Hartford, CT

 

 

 

Standards of Proof: Just Cause vs. Arbitrary & Capricious

 

Speakers: Kathleen Chaloux, Esq.

Mass. Water & Resource Authority

Charlestown, MA

 

Michael Manning, Esq.

NAGE

Quincy, MA

 

Ethics - What to Expect from the Arbitrator

 

Speakers: Susan R. Brown, Arbitrator

Newburyport, MA Quiz

 

Bonnie J. McSpiritt, Arbitrator

Londonderry, NH

 

Worker Safety & OSHA Issues

 

Speakers: Frank McDermott

Regional Solicitor, Region 1

U.S. Department of Labor, Boston, MA

 

Christine Eskilson

Regional Counsel/Occupational Safety & Health

Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor

Boston, MA

 

Difficult Evidentiary & Procedural Issues

 

Speakers: Philip Boyle, Esq.

Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP

Boston, MA

 

Paul Kelly, Esq.

Segal, Roitman & Coleman

Boston, MA

 

Starting & Maintaining an Arbitration Practice

 

Speakers: Donn J. Berry

Arbitrator, South Weymouth, MA

 

Henry G. Stewart, Arbitrator

Bryant Pond, ME

 

Update of Rhode Island Court & Labor Commission Cases

 

Speakers: John Brequet

Acting State Labor Relations Administrator

RI Office of Labor Relations

Providence, RI

 

Margaret L. Hogan, Esq.

Hogan & Hogan, Ltd.

Wakefield, RI

 

Determining Credibility

 

Speakers: Gary David Altman, Arbitrator

Brookline, MA

 

John W. Hanson. Arbitrator

Dorchester, MA

 

 

How to Deal with Ambiguous Contract Language

 

Speakers: Daniel K. Kinder, Esq.

Little Medeiros Kinder Bulman & Whitney PC,
Providence, RI

 

Leonard Schneider, Esq.

Swansea, MA