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Pre-conference Day – June 12, 2019, for the LERA 71st Annual Meeting, June 13-16, 2019, Cleveland, Ohio
Westin Cleveland Downtown, 777 St. Clair Avenue NE, Cleveland, OH 44114

We encourage you to attend this pre-conference training. If you register for the pre-conference training when you register for the LERA 71st Annual Meeting, you will receive a deep discount. But you may register for the pre-conference training alone, should you prefer to do so; you will find it on our events registration form at the below link.


The Dispute Resolution Interest section of LERA is pleased to announce an arbitration training seminar for aspiring or newer arbitrators interested in exploring how to commence and grow a career as a neutral. This three (3) hour program will feature the basics of establishing an arbitration practice plus an opportunity to interactively obtain guidance from a panel of five (5) highly experienced labor and employment presenting arbitrators.

This June 12, 2019 seminar will be at the Westin Cleveland Downtown (OH) hotel from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. which is the pre-conference day abutting LERA's Annual Meeting set for June 13-16. Tuition for the training seminar is $150.00 if attended separately from LERA's 71st Annual Meeting, but only $30 if registering for the LERA 71st Annual Meeting (attendee must be registered on the LERA 71st Annual Meeting Registration form to receive the discount).

Anyone contemplating or curious about launching or furthering a career as an impartial third party arbitrator, mediator or fact-finder should consider attending this unique program. The presenting neutrals on this panel have been selected for their wide array of experience in labor-management grievance arbitration, non-union (ad hoc or employment) arbitration as well as public sector interest arbitration and have over 25 years or more experience each as full-time neutrals from diverse professional backgrounds.

Panelists are:  Mitchell Goldberg, NAA (Cincinnati & Cleveland);
                        David W. Stanton, NAA; (Louisville, KY);
                        Susan Grody Ruben, NAA; (Cleveland & Chicago);
                        Clarence Rogers, Esq. (Florida & Cleveland);
                        Gregory P. Szuter, NAA (Cleveland)

Moderator:      Dennis E. Minni, NAA  (Cleveland & Chicago)