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42nd FMCS Arbitration Symposium

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On Friday, October 13, 2023, the 42nd FMCS Arbitration Symposium will take place. Our Symposium provides an excellent opportunity for all members of the labor-management community and practicing arbitrators to review developments in labor and employment arbitration. Presentations and training are conducted by distinguished arbitrators, advocates, and attorneys. 

Thursday, October 12, 2023, The National Academy of Arbitrators Presents: 

  • ARBITRATION ADVOCACY: CASE PRESENTATION GUIDELINES AND MOCK ARBITRATION. This program is designed to raise advocates' knowledge about critical elements in arbitration issues. The interactive sessions are designed to hone advocates' skills in spotting issues and determining the most optimal ways to establish their case.
  • FEDERAL SECTOR: ARBITRATION – LAW and PRACTICE: This track is intended primarily for Federal Sector management and union representatives who will receive the following take-aways: Update and overview of current law impacting federal sector arbitration: including the Douglas Factors, Contract Issues and the Back Pay Act; Best practices in case preparation and presentation; arbitrator and advocate ethics under the Code of Professional Responsibility; and presenting case theory with evidence and witnesses.
  • TRAINING FOR NEW ARBITRATORS: An interactive ½ day session only for Arbitrators to learn how to manage a hearing, about issues that arise in arbitrations, Code of Professional Conduct, and how to build an arbitration practice.

For more details about the Symposium (including the full schedule) and hotel information, please download the event brochure.


October 12th, 2023 8:00 AM to October 13th, 2023 5:00 PM
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ 08401-7415
United States
Event Fee(s)
Conference Selection
Arbitration Advocacy: Case Presentation (Friday Symposium Included) $374.00
Federal Sector: Arbitration (Friday Symposium Included) $374.00
New Arbitrator Training (Friday Symposium Included) $374.00
42nd FMCS Arbitration Symposium Only $249.00
NJ/NY/PA CLEs $25.00