Mastering the Proceeding: Advanced Labor Arbitration Training

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Program ID: ED5517006O

Mastering the Proceeding: Advanced Labor Arbitration Training


Barry GoldmanBarry Goldman

Bloomfield Hills, MI

Lee Hornberger

Lee Hornberger Arbitration and Mediation
Traverse City, MI

  • Start Date:

    October 19, 2017 9:00 AM (EDT)
  • End Date:

    October 19, 2017 5:00 PM
  • Duration:

    8 hours
Course Full



American Arbitration Association
39555 Orchard Hills Place
Lower Level Conference Room
Novi, MI  

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Registration Status: FULL

Registration for this program closes on October 18, 2017 5:00 PM

Registration Fee
Price (USD) Before Sep 19, 2017
General $200.00 $175.00
Group - 2 or more $175.00 -

Refund Policy:

Refunds (less a $25 processing fee) are available if a written cancellation request is received no later than 10 business days before the start of the program. Substitution of attendees can be made at any time.




This program is designed to teach participants how to become more effective representatives in an arbitration proceeding.  Through lecture, facilitated discussions, interactive exercises, and mock arbitration role-plays, the experienced faculty will examine the following topics:

  • Review of Basic Case Preparation and Presentation Skills

Avoid Unnecessary Costs in Arbitration

  • Interpreting Contract Language

Common Errors

Arbitrability, Remedies, Zipper Clauses            

  • Standards of Discipline

Based on the Contract Language

Beyond the Contract

Based on Past Practice

Special Considerations

  • Direct and Cross Examination

Witness Utilization

Witness Credibility

  • Use of Objections

Handling Problems of Evidence

  • Remedies- how to determine what to ask for
  • Closing Arguments and Post Hearing Briefs



Who Should Attend?  Labor and management representatives including union representatives, human resources professionals, attorneys, shop stewards, business agents, and individuals who assist advocates in the preparation and presentation of evidence for labor arbitration cases will find the information in this program invaluable.


If you are an AAA Panelist please note this program does not satisfy your annual Arbitrator Continuing Education requirement.


CLE Information:

It is our understanding that Michigan does not have mandatory CLE requirements and the AAA will not be offering CLE in any other jurisdiction.  Upon request, the AAA can provide a Uniform Certificate of Attendance for individuals to apply for their own state CLE.

Questions? Please contact Dwayne V. Batchelor II at or 212-484-3283.