NYC Office of Collective Bargaining
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First Name: Initial: Last Name: Suffix: Arbitrator Since:
Noel B. Berman 1987
Arbitration/Mediation Experience
Have arbitrated cases in the fields of labor and employment, both private and public sectors; commercial and securities. Served as contract mediator for EEOC; panel mediator U.S Distrcit Court (EDNY); participant in mediation mentoring program NYU School of Law
Panels/Permanent Arbitrator
Issues include: Contract interpretation; discipline and discharge. Pay benefits; seniority; discrimination; layoffs; bumping and recall. Grievance procedure and arbitrarity. Industries include: Service; broadcasting; prisions; airlines; manufacturing, education, health; retail.
Work History
Law clerck to a federal judge; attorney, Poletti & Friedin; labor counsel, ABC and CBS; Vice President, CBS Industrial Relations, negotiating and administrating collective bargaining agreements in a wide range of industries; Vice President, Business Affairs CBS Sports; Trustee, Music Performance Fund; Full-time arbitrator and mediator.
BS (Chemistry) CCNY, LLB Columbis Law School ( Law Review)
Professional Affiliations