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San Francisco Labor Law & Labor Arbitration Conference

August 24, 2023 - August 25, 2023

Labor Arbitration Conference San Francisco California
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Marriott Marquis Hotel
Golden Gate Ballroom
780 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103
Marriott Marquis Website »

Early Registration Price: $925.00
Early Registration: On or Before May 1, 2023
NOTE: We must receive registration form (with payment arrangements indicated) by this date for early registration rate to be honored.
Regular Price: $1,050 (After May 1, 2023)

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Conference Description

We welcome you to San Francisco, a popular destination for professional meetings and training classes. For two days you learn the latest developments and acquire new skills. The range of topics and variety of teaching formats are designed to engage you and be put to immediate use.

The faculty members are among the top labor arbitrators in the country. Having these experts in one place makes this training a unique opportunity.

With 12 hours of instruction, the program offers one of the best values in continuing education. You save not only in dollars, but in time saved when you face your next case. The cost is $1,050, but if you register before May 1, 2023, the cost is $925. This fee covers admission to all sessions, course materials, and coffee service in the morning.


All of the faculty members are in the top tier of labor arbitrators. They are student-focused so you learn the material in a practical and dynamic way. They enjoy teaching and are committed to making the two days a genuine learning experience. In alphabetical order, Richard Adelman is based in New York City and sits on several prominent national panels. He was a teaching fellow at Stanford, in addition to serving as an attorney at the NLRB. Steve Befort is the umpire/arbitrator on several prominent panels and has been a well-known law professor at the University of Minnesota. Andrea Dooley is a distinguished labor arbitrator after previously practicing law and teaching in the field. John Kagel is a former president of the National Academy of Arbitrators and a distinguished labor arbitrator, based on in San Francisco with a national practice. Joan Parker of Philadelphia is one of the most popular labor arbitrators in the country. Before taking emeritus status, she was a professor of industrial relations at Rutgers University.

CLE/HRCI/SHRM Information

Earn credits that are affordable, improve your skills, and add to your knowledge base. Attorneys will earn between 12 and 15 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 12.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CPsm or SHRM- SCPsm. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

This program has also been approved for 12 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

San Francisco starts with scenic beauty in near-perfect weather and ends with the largest choice of activities: Fisherman’s Wharf, Union Square, Golden Gate Park, Chinatown, sports and arts events, restaurants of every cuisine — this is a place that has earned a reputation as one of the best cities of the world.

Also, reserve your overnight accommodation at the conference site —Marriott Marquis Hotel— and save with the group rate.


A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the conference site, the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. This hotel is one of the leading hotels of San Francisco. It is very near Moscone Center and Union Square. In the neighborhood (SOMA) are some of the best places to eat and relax. The group rate is $249 standard room (single or double). We encourage all attendees to make their hotel reservation as soon as possible. Please use this direct passkey link to reserve your room.

The hotel releases the sleeping room block for sale to the general public on August 1, 2023. However, the block may sell-out several weeks before that date, so we encourage early reservations, preferably by May 1, 2023.



August 24, 2023
August 25, 2023


Labor Arbitration Institute


Marriott Marquis
780 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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