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George Mason University conference to dispense advice in labor-management disputes

Center for Advanced Study of Law and Dispute Resolution Processes at George Mason University of Law July 30 announced the program and speakers for Airline & Railroad National Labor-Management Conference on Effective Dispute Resolution Approaches to be held Oct. 18-19 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Topics include economic significance of airline and railroad industries; effective employee communications-impact on the workplace; innovative approaches to contract administration; anticipatory bargaining prior to statutory processes; and adequacy of the statutory framework for dispute resolution.
Keynote speakers include U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta and CSX Corp. Chairman John Snow; other speakers include Association of American Railroads President and Chief Executive Officer Edward Hamberger, Metra Senior Director-Corporate Administration Michael Nielson, Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes General Chairman Mark Wimmer, United Transportation Union International President Byron Boyd Jr., CSX Transportation Vice President-Labor Relations Kenneth Peifer, and National Railway Labor Conference Chairman Robert Allen.
The conference is designed for everyone involved in resolving labor-management disputes in the railroad or airline industries, including individuals who prepare, support, participate in or implement the collective bargaining process, or handle contract administration issues.
For more information or to register, contact George Mason University by phone at 703-993-2124, or visit its Web site at

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