Arbitration Advocacy Training
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The program is designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of the techniques needed to effectively prepare a case for arbitration.The curriculum includes: Introduction to Arbitration; Preparing the Case; Identifying and Framing Issues; Threshold Issues; Exhibits and Stipulations; Opening and Closing Statements; Rules of Evidence; Objections, and Direct and Cross Examinations.To make hotel reservations, contact the hotel toll free at 1‐800‐445‐8667. To secure the negotiated rate of $159.00 (single/double occupancy), plus 13% taxes. Identify yourself as attending the American Postal Workers Union’s Arbitration Advocacy Training and register by the Monday, May 7, 2018 deadline. Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 noon. The hotel requires a major credit card for payment of room and taxes in advance. To receive a refund, hotel reservations must be cancelled 72 hours in advance of the scheduled arrival date; please obtain a cancellation number. A deposit fee of $50.00 for each day will be charged to the credit card at check-in for incidentals expenses. If no incidental charges are made, incidental fees will be refunded. An early departure fee of one nights lodging plus taxes will be charged to guest checking out prior to their confirmed check-out date. The deadline to register to attend the conference is Monday, May 7, 2018. The registration fee is $450.00 per person and includes materials, coffee breaks, and a graduation dinner. All participants must pre-register prior to the deadline. No Walk-ins Will Be Permitted! Space is limited and registration may close before the cut-off date. Therefore, participants are encouraged to register early. Please Do Not Purchase An Airline Ticket Until You Have Been Notified That You Have Been Approved. In addition to daily classes, participants must be present for the entire training and will have both group and individual homework assignments. Students must work with their assigned teams during late evening hours to prepare a mock arbitration case for presentation on Saturday, June 9. Therefore, all participants should reside at the hotel.