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Oakland Labor Law & Labor Arbitration Conference

January 13, 2022

Labor Arbitration Conference Philadelphia
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Hilton Oakland Airport
1 Hegenberger Road
Oakland, CA 94621

Early Registration Price: $375.00
Early Registration Cutoff Date: November 30, 2021
NOTE: We must receive registration form (with payment arrangements indicated) by this date for early registration rate to be honored.
Regular Price: $450.00

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Conference Description

There are many ways to learn and stay up-to-date. But learning from arbitrators is the most direct route. They face the issues every day and know the arguments for both sides. In addition to a stellar faculty, the conference features:

  • up-to-date coverage on discipline/discharge and contract interpretation issues
  • all new case studies
  • variety of formats that make the material come alive.

More information about the program is provided below. Please note that the same program will be held nearby in Los Angeles on January 20, 2022, with some variation on faculty.

We welcome you to Oakland for a first-rate education and training.


All of the faculty members enjoy teaching. They are student-focused so you learn the material in a practical and dynamic way. They are also in the nation’s top tier of labor arbitrators. Richard Adelman began his career as a teaching fellow at Stanford, an advocate in New York, and is former or current umpire under several agreements. Robert Bergeson is a full-time labor arbitrator with 30 years of experience including work at California PERB and Los Angeles city’s board. Chris Cameron is a law professor and prominent labor arbitrator based in Los Angeles. Andrea Dooley is former advocate and a much sought-after labor arbitrator based in San Francisco/ Oakland. Joan Parker was a tenured professor in labor relations at Rutgers and for decades has been the permanent umpire under several national agreements. And David Weinberg is a full-time labor arbitrator after a distinguished career at the FMCS.

CLE/HRCI/SHRM Information

Attorneys and HR professionals can earn credit toward their licenses and certification. The number of credits for attorneys depends on the state. Please let us know on the registration form where you hold a license. (Most often, it is 7.0 CLE credits.)

This program has been approved for 7.0 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

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

Facility Description

The January 13th program is at the Hilton Oakland Airport. This modern Hilton is set on 12 acres of beautiful lawns next to the Oakland International Airport. There are several hotel amenities including a popular bar restaurant and heated outdoor pool. The hotel is 2 miles from the BART system. Enjoy many East Bay attractions including downtown Oakland, Jack London Square and the Berkeley campus. Visit for more information.

A block of rooms at the group rate has been reserved at the Hilton Oakland Airport, the site of the conference. Please use THIS LINK to book your room, or you can call the Hilton at 510-635-5000 and speak directly with the reservations office at the hotel (skip the prompts to the call center). Call between 9 am and 5 pm PST and let the in-house reservations person know you are attending the Labor Arbitration Institute in order to receive the group rate of $159 single or double occupancy. The room block is limited, so we recommend that you make your reservation as soon as possible. The room rate expires on December 20, 2021 or when the room block fills.



January 13, 2022


Labor Arbitration Institute


Hilton Oakland Airport
1 Hegenberger Road
Oakland, CA 94621 United States
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