NYC Office of Collective Bargaining
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First Name: Initial: Last Name: Suffix: Arbitrator Since:
Douglas S. Abel 2007
Arbitration/Mediation Experience
2007 - present:time to practice as a labor and employment arbitrator and mediator
Panels/Permanent Arbitrator
AAA Labor, Emplyment, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, New York State Public Employment Relations Board, new Jersey State Board of Mediation, New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission, Pelsilvania Bureau of Mediation,Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, PARMANENT PANELS:IBEW Local 827 and Verizon, Expedited Panel, Port Authority Employment Relations Panel, UFT and NYC DOE 3020-A Hearing Pannel
Absenteeism, arbitrability, bargaining unit work, off-duty conduct, discipline and discharge, vacation, job performance, past practices, safety/health conditions, holiday pay, vacation pay. INDUSTRIES: Chemicals, education, food services, police and fire, transportation, trucking and storage, utilities.
Work History
Practiced labor and employment law (management side) for nearlt 27 years, both at large law firm and then in-house at MOBIL Oil, and finally at a pharmaceutical company.
BA Economics, University of Michigan, 1977 JD Georgetown University Law Center, 1980
Professional Affiliations