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Schmidt Labor Research Center University of Rhode Island

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Labor Arbitration

Conference

 

 

 

        Attendee List

 

October 12, 2007

Newport Marriot Hotel – Newport, RI

 

 

 

Introduction

 

Mark M. Grossman, Esq.

Assistant Professor

URI Schmidt Labor Research Center

 

I Would Prefer if Arbitrators Would

 

Speakers:

 

Mark Galvin, Esq.

Providence, RI

 

Michael Kraemer, Esq.

Hinckley, Allen & Snyder, LLP

Providence, RI

 

Thomas R. Landry, Esq.

Assistant Executive Director

RI National Education Association

Cranston, RI

 

Joseph A. Sarno, Esq.

Director of Labor Relations

Brown University

Providence, RI

 

 

Past Practice

 

Speakers:

 

Robert P. Brooks, Esq.

Adler, Pollack & Sheehan

Providence, RI

 

Joseph Penza, Esq.

Olenn & Penza, LLP

Warwick, RI

 

Update of RI Court Decisions

 

Speakers:

Gerard P. Cobleigh, Esq.

Cobleigh & Giacobbe

Warwick, RI

 

Stephen Robinson, Esq.

Providence, RI

 

What Issues Should Not be Brought to Arbitration

 

Speakers:

 

Diane Z. Cochran, Arbitrator

Newton, MA

 

Philip J. Dunn, Arbitrator

Gloucester, MA

 

Prior Discipline/Progressive Discipline

 

Speakers:

 

Dennis T. Grieco II, Esq.

Gidley, Sarli & Marusak, LLP

Providence, RI

 

William E. O’Gara, Esq.

Pannone, Lopes & Devereaux

Providence, RI

 

Well-Accepted Arbitral Doctrines That Are Wrong

 

Speakers:

 

James Hall, Esq.

Somerville, MA

 

Edward Mitnick, Esq.

Springfield, MA 

 

Workplace Fairness in a Global Economy

 

Speaker:

 

 

Arnold Zack, Arbitrator

Boston, MA

 

Difficult Evidentiary and Procedural Issues

 

Speakers:

 

Jonathan Barnes, Esq.

Manager of Labor Relations

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

 

Christopher Callaci, Esq.

United Nursing Allied Professionals

Providence, RI

 

How Arbitrators Reconcile Different Contract Language

 

Speakers:

 

Matthew Bodah, Arbitrator

Newport, RI

 

Lawrence E. Katz, Arbitrator

Newton, MA

 

Fiscal Calculations: Back Pay, Interest, Ability to Pay

 

Speakers:

 

Allan S. McCausland, Arbitrator

Contoocook, NH

 

Sherrie Rose Talmadge, Arbitrator

Boston, MA

 

Harassment Claims Between Bargain Unit Employees

 

Speakers:

 

Stacie Boeniger Collier, Esq.

Nixon Peabody, LLP

Providence, RI

 

Margaret Hogan, Esq.

Hogan & Hogan, Ltd.

Wakefield, RI