NYC Office of Collective Bargaining
Resume of Neutral

First Name: Initial: Last Name: Suffix: Arbitrator Since:
Randi E. Lowitt 1986
Arbitration/Mediation Experience
Arbitrator/Mediator since 1986 in all areas of industry, public and private sector, with extensive experience at OCB.
Panels/Permanent Arbitrator
FAA and PASS (Eastern Region)
NYSNA and Staten Island University Hospital
NYSNA and Southside Hospital
UFT and Staten Island University Hospital
Local 94 IUOE and Realty Advisory Board of New York
Local 94 IUOE and Four Seasons New York
Local 94 and New York City School Support Services
Local 94 and Various Employers
UFCW Local 2013 and DO & CO New York Catering, Inc.
Local 670, RWDSU and Realty Advisory Board of New York
Local 670 and Various Employers
Local 355, USWU, IUJAT and Various Employers
Local 74 USWU, IUJAT and Various Employers
Local 74 USWU and ABM, Inc.
Local 455 USWU, IUJAT and Various Employers
Local 1660, HHWA and Platinum Home Healthcare, Inc.
Local 1660, HHWA and Attending Home Care Services
Local 2 USWU, IUJAT and Various Employers
Realty Advisory Board of New York and SEIU Local 32BJ - Office of the Contract Arbitrator
Local 947 IUJAT and Realty Advisory Board of New York
Local 808 and Manhattan Plaza
New York City Exterminating Industry and SEIU Local 32BJ
Amalgamated Warbasse Houses, Inc and Local 153 OPEIU
Boulevard Apartments, Inc and UFCW 2013
NUSOG and Various Employers
US Security and FCGOA
Trump Village Section 4 and Local 804, IBT
SPBA Local 1 and Morningside Heights
SPBA Local 1 and Parkchester DPS
Parkchester North Condominium and Local 808, Teamsters
Parkchester South Condominium and Local 808, Teamsters
Parkchester Preservation Corporation and Local 808, Teamsters
TWU Local 100 and Metropolitan Transit Authority/New York City Transit (2004-2008, 2015-2019)
TWU Local 100 and National Express/White Plains Bus Company
TWU Local 100 and Trans Express, Inc.
AFT, AFL-CIO/New York State Education Department
TEACHNJ – New Jersey’s Statutory Teacher Arbitration, Department of Education of NJ and NJEA
IFPTE Local 98 and United States Army Corps of Engineers
Alcohol Abuse; Absenteeism; Arbitrability; Bargaining Unit Work; Benefits; Bumping; Conduct (Off-Duty/Personal); Demotion; Disability; Discipline (Non-Discharge); Discipline (Discharge); Discrimination - Age, Disability, Race, Sex, Religion, National Origin; Drug/Alcohol Offenses; Fringe Benefits - Bonus, Holidays, Insurance, Leave, Vacation; Health/Hospitalization; Hiring Practices; Job Performance; Job Posting/Bidding; Layoffs/Bumping/Recall; Management Rights; Past Practices; Promotion; Retirement; RIF; Safety & Health Conditions; Seniority; Sexual Harassment; Subcontracting/Contracting Out; Union Security; Vacation; Wages - (Holiday Pay, Job Classification & Rates, Overtime Pay, Vacation Pay); Work Hours/Schedules/Assignments; Working Conditions/Work Orders; Violence or Threats
Aviation; Building Services; Chemicals; Communications; Construction; Education; Electric; Emergency Services; Energy; Engineering; Federal Sector; Food (Manu./Proc./Service); Governmental; Health Care; Hospitals/ Nursing Home; Hospitality; Machinery; Manufacturing; Office Workers/Clerical; Organizations; Plumbing; Paper; Police & Fire; Public Sector; Real Estate; Refrigeration/HVAC; Sanitation; Security; Transportation; Trucking & Storage; Utilities; Warehousing
Work History
1986-Present: Arbitrator, Mediator & Fact Finder. Arbitrate and mediate labor and employment cases in private and public sectors. Fact Finding in private sector.
2011 – Present; 1996-2000: Instructor, Labor Relations Studies Certificate Program, Cornell University, New York State School of Industrial Labor Relations
AB Philosophy - Hamilton College - 1984
JD Law - Fordham University Law School - 1987
Professional Affiliations
National Academy of Arbitrators (Inducted 2005; NAA BOG, 2018-Present; Region 2 Chair, 2012-2015)
The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Fellow – (2020-Present)
American Arbitration Association
New York State Bar Association
LERA (formerly IRRA)
American Bar Association