has, over the last 35 years, heard and decided more than 500 cases
representing a wide variety of unions, employers, industries and
issues. He also has over 40 published awards.
- Airlines, agriculture, aluminum, automotive, bakery, beverage,
building products, brewery, chemicals, clothing, coal,
communications, construction, education, electrical equipment,
federal government (defense, veterans affairs, etc.), food
glass, health care, hotels, machinery, maritime, meat packing,
metal fabrication, mining, municipal government, office
workers/clerical, packaging, petroleum, plastics, police and
fire, prison guards, retail stores, transportation, trucking and
storage, utilities, warehousing.
Affirmative action, absenteeism,
arbitrability, bargaining unit work, conduct, demotion,
discipline and discharge, discrimination, drug/alcohol abuse,
fringe benefits (bonus, holidays, insurance, leave, vacation,
etc.), harassment, health and hospitalization, hiring practices,
job performance, job posting/bidding, jurisdictional disputes,
layoffs/bumping/ recall, management rights, “official” time,
past practices, pension/welfare plans, promotion, retirement,
safety/health conditions and violations, seniority,
strikes/lockouts, subcontracting, tenure/reappointment,
transfer, union security, wages (COL, holiday pay, incentives,
job classification/rates, merit pay, overtime, severance,
vacation, etc.), work assignments/schedule, working conditions,
work orders, violence/threats.
National Academy of
Arbitrators. Elected 1987
and Conciliation Service
Labor Arbitration Panel, 1977-present.
Relations Research Association.
President, Rocky Mountain Chapter,
Board of Directors, 1979-1993.
Program Chair, 1975-1977.
representation elections, Coors Brewery and IBT,
Association for Conflict Resolution (formerly SPIDR)