Program Materials

Participant Bios

Participant Bios


Saturday, September 21, 2019

9:00 am – 10:15 am

Just Cause in the Wake of the “#MeToo” Movement

Just Cause in the Wake of the “#MeToo” Movement

Why Workplace Sexual-Harassment Complaints Keep Climbing

Rise in Sexual Harassment Claims Has EEOC Looking for Answers

The Washington Post – The #MeToo Effect:  Sexual Harassment Charges with the EEOC Rose for the First Time in Years

The Washington Post – Fear and Panic in the H.R. Department as Sexual Harassment Allegations Multiply

The Washington Post – Why Sexual Harassment Training Doesn’t Stop Harassment

Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment Charges – EEOC

Sexual Harassment of Women:  Climate, Culture and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine – Chapter 2

Sexual Harassment Quiz

Fire Station Scenario


Saturday, September 21, 2019

10:00 am – 11:45 am

What’s the Dope on Cannabis?

Canadian Cannabis Laws


National Drug Court THC Detection

What’s the Dope – Hypotheticals


Saturday, September 21, 2019

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Update on Recent U.S. Supreme Court Arbitration Decisions

Henry Schein Supreme Court Summary

Henry Schein, Ronald Mann Analysis

Lamps Plus Supreme Court Summary

Lamps Plus Charlotte Garden Analysis

New Prime and New Opportunities

New Prime and the Gig Economy

New Prime and the Viability of State Arbitration Acts

New Prime Supreme Court Summary

New Prime, Ronald Mann Analysis

Summary of Supreme Court Arbitration Cases 2018-2019


Saturday, September 21, 2019

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Concurrent Session – Video Hearings:  A New Option for Your Practice?

Short Paper on Videoconferencing

How to Incorporate Video Hearings into Your Practice

Sample Arbitration Decisions Using Video Conference Tools Coversheet

Award – Miller

Award – Glickman


Sunday, September 22, 2019

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Concurrent Session:  Decision Writing – Some Do’s, Don’ts, and Maybes

Award Writing Checklist


Decision Title Page

Decision Short Form – Federal (1)

Decision Form Long

Just Cause


Sunday, September 22, 2019

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Concurrent Session:  Can I?  Should I? Ethics Questions for Arbitrators

Case Scenarios