03/04/2019 – The APWU Arbitration Advocacy Training program will be Sunday, June 2 – Sunday, June 9. It is designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of the techniques needed to effectively prepare a case for arbitration. Students must be present for the entire training and must participate in a mock arbitration case on Saturday, June 8. Participants should plan to arrive at the hotel, Maritime Institute Hotel located at 692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, Maryland 21090, on Sunday, June 2 because classes start promptly at 9:00 a.m. on Monday morning. A graduation dinner will be held on Saturday evening. No classes will be held on Sunday, June 9. 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 (410) 859-5700, next dial 0. To secure the negotiated rate of $155.00 (single) or $200.00 (double occupancy), plus 13% taxes, identify yourself as attending the American Postal Workers Union’s Arbitration Advocacy Training and register by the Monday, May 6, 2019 deadline. Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 am. 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 – request a cancellation number.
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 8. Therefore, all participants should reside at the hotel.