Grievance Processing

March 23, 2010
American Arbitration Association - Labor Series
American Arbitration Association220 Davidson Ave, 1st floor
Somerset, NJ 08873

9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

This workshop is for Labor and Management representatives in the private and public sectors, including; employee relations staff, attorneys, business agents, union representatives, supervisors, shop stewards and personnel specialists.

The effective presentation of a grievance in arbitration often depends upon the work done earlier in the grievance process. Please join us for a discussion on how to get the most out of the early steps of the grievance procedure.


  • Elements of a Grievance
  • Analyzing your Grievance
  • Evaluation of Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Steps in Processing a Grievance
  • The Grievance Meeting


Arbitrator Douglas Abel, Esq.

Michael Barabander, Esq.
Fox Rothschild, LLP

James Mets, Esq.
Mets, Schiro & McGovern, LLP