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Baltimore Labor Law & Labor Arbitration Conference

July 25 - July 26

Labor Arbitration Conference Baltimore Maryland
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Baltimore Convention Center (Ballroom)
1 West Pratt St
Baltimore, MD  21201

Early Registration Price: $925.00 (On or Before March 29, 2024)
NOTE: We must receive registration form (with payment arrangements indicated) by this date for early registration rate to be honored.
Regular Price: $1,050.00 (After March 29, 2024)

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Conference Description

The place to learn is where the teachers are among the first tier of labor arbitrators, the materials are complete, your questions are answered, and the instruction is practical so you can put the training to immediate use. At this two day conference, you will learn the important arbitral and legal principles, refine your advocacy skills, and be prompted to think about strategies in your own work.

The registration fee covers admission to all sessions, the workbook, and all breaks. We welcome you to Baltimore for practical training with a superb faculty.


All of the faculty members are popular labor arbitrators with decades of experience. They are (in alphabetical order): Steve Befort is a law professor, former editor of the ABA Journal on Labor & Employment law and a prominent labor arbitrator. Walt De Treux, a graduate of Temple University Law School, is one of the top labor arbitrators on the East Coast. Keith D. Greenberg is a distinguished labor arbitrator and serves on numerous panels in the private and public (including federal) sector. He previously practiced law after receiving his law degree from the Univ. of Michigan. Joan Parker is a graduate of Cornell University and a former professor at Rutgers in labor relations. For the past few decades, she has been the sole arbitrator under several high profile and industry-wide labor agreements. M. David Vaughn is a highly- regarded labor arbitrator. A graduate of the Univ. of Michigan Law School, he is a former general counsel at the FMCS and adjunct professor at Georgetown Law School.

CLE/HRCI/SHRM Information

Earn credits that are affordable, improve your skills, and add to your knowledge base. Attorneys will earn between 12 and 16 credits, depending on the state. Please indicate on the registration form the state(s) in which you hold a license.

This program is valid for 13.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CPsm or SHRM- SCPsm. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

This program has also been approved for 13 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at

Facility Description

The conference will take place in the ballroom at the Baltimore Convention Center. The Center is easily accessible from Interstates 83 and 95, and only 20 minutes from Baltimore’s airport (BWI) and close to Baltimore Light Rail.

Next door to the Convention Center are Camden Yards (Baseball!) and Inner Harbor. All are within a 5 minute-walk. For information about events and attractions in Baltimore, visit this website:

Hotel Accommodations

There is a group block at the Baltimore Hilton which is next door to the Baltimore Convention Center. To make a reservation, you can either call the hotel at 443-573-8700 or use this direct reservation passkey link. The group rate of $239.00 (single or double) applies for any number of nights between July 23 and July 27. The cut-off date is July 2, 2024, but the block can sell out several weeks before that, so please make your reservation as soon as possible.



July 25
July 26


Labor Arbitration Institute


Baltimore Convention Center (Ballroom)
1 West Pratt St
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
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