DW Attorney Presents on Arbitrating a Difficult Discharge Case

Dickinson Wright PLLC Attorney Presents on Arbitrating a Difficult Discharge Case

James B. Perry, a Dickinson Wright labor and employment attorney in the firm's Detroit office, will present on Arbitrating a Difficult Discharge Case during a 90-minute Webinar held through the American Arbitration Association University. The Webinar will take place on March 24, 2010, at 1:00 p.m. EST. In this Webinar, Mr. Perry, along with other panelists, will provide useful guidelines that management and union advocates can employ to analyze circumstances around discharges and to prepare for and present the arbitration case. The Webinar will help parties and their advocates to better prepare for cases and will outline helpful courses of action when a discharge case does go to arbitration. The discussion also will cover:
  • Why these discharge cases may present challenges
  • How to determine if or when particular types of conduct form the basis for discharge
  • Defending the grievant
  • Arbitrator creativity with respect to remedies
About the speaker James B. Perry is a member in Dickinson Wright?s Detroit Office. His area of practice is labor and employment relations. Mr. Perry has defended and counseled numerous employers in FMLA and disability discrimination claims. He has represented all types of employers in responding to Union organizing drives and maintaining Union-Free Status. He has experience successfully negotiating labor contracts with all major unions and defending employment litigation in federal and state courts for a wide variety of employers. He also has significant experience before employment agencies including the NLRB, the Department of Labor and the EEOC. Mr. Perry is a member of the Michigan Bar's Labor Law Section, and has held numerous positions for the Detroit Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association. He is an adjunct professor at Wayne State University Law School, and frequently speaks on labor and employment law topics and issues. About Dickinson Wright PLLC Dickinson Wright PLLC is a full-service law firm with more than 40 practice areas. Founded in 1878, Dickinson Wright has approximately 260 attorneys in offices located in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Ann Arbor, and Lansing, Michigan; Nashville, Tennessee; Phoenix, Arizona; Washington, D.C.; and Toronto.
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