Who should attend
- Union leaders
- HR and labor relations professionals
- Managers and executives working in a union environment
About the course
Led by experienced arbitrators and advocates, this workshop teaches how to advocate at arbitration for those preparing, presenting, or assisting in the case. A full-day arbitration simulation allows participants to practice developing a position, using evidence and proof to support position, examine witnesses, and introduce documents.
Contractual or disciplinary disputes that can not be resolved by the parties are ultimately tried and resolved in arbitration. Led by experienced arbitrators and adovcates, this workshop teaches how to advocate at arbitration for those preparing, presenting or assiting in the case.
- How to assess the strength of your case
- Developing a theory of the case
- Rules of evidence
- How evidence and testimony support the theory of your case
- Identifying and preparing witnesses testifying to support the case theory
- Direct examination and cross-examination
- Understanding important evidentiary concepts
Ellen Gallin Procida has been teaching the art of arbitration advocacy for nearly 20 years. During her career as a NYC public school teacher, she first developed the skills necessary for effective advocacy by representing UFT members as the school based union representative in her school. Ellen w...
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.