NYC Office of Collective Bargaining
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First Name: Initial: Last Name: Suffix: Arbitrator Since:
Stephen M. Bluth 2003
Arbitration/Mediation Experience
Extensive prior experience in public and private sector labor-management relations, including collective bargaining,
arbitration/mediation and fact-finding.Has performed over 100 arbitrations as an advocate and has negotiated over
125 collective bargaining agreements. Has processed grievances, improper practices and unfair labor practices.
Panel member: AAA, NYSERB, NYSPERB, NJSBM, Suffolk County PERB, FMCS.
Panels/Permanent Arbitrator
NYS/CSEA Discipl. Panel, DC37/ NYC DoE, Special Master L891, IUOE/NYC DoE, City of White
Plains, Wappinger's CSD, LI Univ/Faculty Federal, C.W. Post/Collegial Federation, Suffolk Co/Probation
Ofcrs, L338 RWDSU,UFCW/Various Markets, L1102 RWDSU/UFCW/Alliance Maint Mgmt,Hempstead
UFSD/TA, L32BJ/RAB/Allied Barton Security/Securitas Security, E.Islip UFSD/TA, Middletown
ECSD/Admin., Eastport-Manorville CSD, Valley Stream UFSD, Ellenville CSD, Town of Riverhead/PD.
Issues-Contract Interpretation/Application, Discipline/Discharge, Seniority, Overtime, Transfer, Wages.
Industries-Education, Health Care, Maintenance, Transportation, Clerical, Support Services, Food Services,
Light Industry, Law Enforcement
Work History
1979-1980, Field Representative, NYS Public Employees Federation, 1980-1983, Director of Field Services NYS
PEF: 1983-2003, Labor Relations Specialist, NYS United Teachers, l985-2002, Adjunct NYSSILR (Cornell), Long
Island Extension, 2003 Adjunct Instructor, NY Institute of Technology School of Management, Center for Labor
Industrial Relations.
National Academy of Arbitrators, NY City IRRA: L.I. LERA, Executive Board member
Professional Affiliations