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Chicago Labor Law & Labor Arbitration Conference

November 19

Labor Arbitration Conference Chicago Illinois
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Fairmont Chicago
200 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, Illinois 60601
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Registration Price: $450.00

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Conference Description

The place to learn is where the teachers are among the top 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 conference, you will learn the latest developments, refine your advocacy skills, and be prompted to think about strategy and arguments in your own work. We welcome you to Chicago for superb training with a top-notch faculty.

The arbitrators on the faculty have substantial experience as teachers and arbitrators. They enjoy teaching and look forward to answering your questions. In alphabetical order, Steve Befort is a prominent labor arbitrator, law professor, and former editor of the ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law. George Fitzsimmons was a trial attorney before becoming one of the top labor arbitrators in the Midwest. He is an engaging and highly respected arbitrator. George Roumell is a former labor attorney and law professor at Michigan State University. His panel appointments as a labor arbitrator have been among some of the longest and highest profile in the country.  Mark Suardi is also one of the leading labor arbitrators in the Midwest. He began his career as an attorney and has also been an instructor at the university level.

CLE/HRCI/SHRM Information

This program has been approved for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. Most often, it is 7.0 credits. The Labor Arbitration Institute is an accredited provider in the state of Illinois, as well as other states. Please let us know on the registration form which state(s) you need credits.

This program is valid for 7.0 PDCs for the SHRM- CPsm or SHRM-SCPsm. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

This program has also been approved for 7 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

Fairmont Hotel
200 N Columbus Drive, Chicago IL 60601 • 312-565-8000 •

We have a contract for a block of sleeping rooms at the Fairmont. The Fairmont has offered an attractive group rate in conjunction with this conference. Conference attendees who stay at other hotels matter to us.  Please call or email us before you decide to stay elsewhere. We appreciate your support of the conference at the Fairmont.

Please use THIS LINK to make your reservation or call the Fairmont at 312-526-2008 and indicate you are attending the Labor Arbitration Institute in order to receive the group rate of $195.00 single or double occupancy. Please make your reservation as early as possible.



November 19


Labor Arbitration Institute


Fairmont Chicago
200 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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