Harvey M. Shrage

Boston, MA

Harvey M. Shrage, has been a Professor at Western New England University, College of Business for twenty-four years. Professor Shrage teaches courses in Labor-Management Relations, and Employment Law.   He has served as a labor arbitrator in private and public sector cases since 1988. Professor Shrage is a member of various arbitration panels, including the American Arbitration Association, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, United States Postal Service, State of Connecticut, and Commonwealth of Massachusetts.   He is the author of numerous articles including “Using an Arbitration Simulation to Teach Critical Skills,” Atlantic Law Journal, ( Fall, 2011); “The Appropriate Level of Discipline Under the Just Cause Standard: The Role of the Arbitrator,” Journal of Legal Studies in Business, (Fall, 2010); “On-line Education and the Teaching of Business Law,” Midwest Law Review (Spring, 2006); and “Extending the Use of Arbitration to Non-Union Environments: Judicial Requirements for Due Process,“ Southern Journal of Legal Studies, Fall, 2002. He has also presented at numerous conferences including: Workplace Investigations, Labor and Employee Relations Association, Connecticut Chapter (March, 2011); Remedies in Arbitration, American Arbitration Association, Hartford, Connecticut (2010); Surveillance in the Workplace, American Arbitration Association, (May, 2009). Prior to joining the Western New England University faculty, Professor Shrage was an attorney with the Hartford Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board, and a labor attorney with United States Postal Service.  Professor Shrage is a graduate of Cornell University, School of Industrial & Labor Relations and Northeastern University School of Law. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.


  • Introduction to Labor Arbitration Advocacy
  • Perfecting Your Labor Advocacy

Upcoming Sessions

Course TitleLocationDatesFormatStatusView
Introduction to Labor Arbitration Advocacy Boston, MA02/07/2013ClassroomCLOSED  
Perfecting Your Labor AdvocacyBoston, MA03/29/2016ClassroomCLOSED  
Perfecting Your Labor AdvocacyEast Providence, RI09/16/2016ClassroomCLOSED  
Perfecting Your Labor AdvocacyCromwell, CT04/07/2017ClassroomCLOSED  
Perfecting Your Labor AdvocacyCromwell, CT11/01/2018ClassroomCANCELLED