Development in Employment Arbitration - Dispute Resolution Journal - Vol. 52, No. 1

Mei L. Bickner
Christine Ver Ploeg
Charles Feigenbaum
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15 pages
February, 1997
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Mei L. Bickner is an employment and labor arbitrator, mediator, and a factfinder specializing in discrimination and sexual harassment cases. She is currently on leave from California State University, Fullerton, where she is a professor in the School of Business Administration and Economics teaching employment relations and dispute resolution. She is a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators and a recent chair of its research committee.

Christine Ver Ploeg is a professor of law at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she teaches in the field of dispute resolution. She has been a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators since 1988. Charles Feigenbaum is a labor and employment arbitrator and a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators.

This article, while it reports on a study performed under the auspices of the Research Committee of the National Academy of Arbitrators, does not represent the official or unofficial views or policies of that organization. The assistance of John Van N. Dorr, Robert L. Douglas, Dr. M. Lauren Ficaro, Dr. Susan A. Gallick and William J. Miller Jr. in collecting the data for this study is gratefully acknowledged.

The authors have benefitted greatly from the suggestions and criticisms of the early draft of the paper from Benjamin Aaron, Yolande C. Adelson, Reginald Alleyne, Robert L. Douglas, Walter Gershenfeld, Alvin L. Goldman, Mark I. Lurie and Charles M. Rehmus.