Robert A. Grey, Esq.

Labor and Employment * Arbitrator and Mediator * Full Time
Grey Area Dispute Services, Inc.
38 Stiles Drive
Melville, NY 11747-1016
Phone:
631-549-5853
Fax:
631-918-5853
Email: Website address:

Professional Work History:

Dedicated to providing impartial, fair and efficient arbitration and mediation services exclusively in Labor and Employment, throughout the United States, in both the public and private sectors, since 2007.

Member, National Academy of Arbitrators

Full range of discipline, discharge and contract interpretation issues.

LABOR ARBITRATION EXPERIENCE/PANELS
Permanent Panels:
US Postal Service / American Postal Workers Union
Bituminous Coal Operators’ Association / United Mine Workers of America
National Railroad Adjustment Board
Port Authority of NY/NJ Employment Relations Panel
Governor’s Office of Employee Relations / Police Benevolent Association of NY State
State Education Department / NY State United Teachers
NY City Department of Education / United Federation of Teachers
NY City Office of Collective Bargaining Register of Neutrals
MTA NYC Transit Authority / Transport Workers Union, Local 100
SEPTA / Fraternal Order of Transit Police
City of White Plains / White Plains Professional Fire Fighters Assoc., Local 274, IAFF
Fairview Fire District / Greenburgh Uniformed Firefighters Assoc., Local 1586, IAFF
Village of Greenport / Civil Service Employees Association, Local 1000, AFSCME
Village of Irvington / Irvington Police Benevolent Association
Mackenzie Automatic Doors, Inc. / United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners

Arbitration Rosters:
American Arbitration Association
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
National Mediation Board
Illinois State Board of Education Tenured Teacher Hearing Officer
Illinois State Universities Civil Service System Hearing Officer
NY State Public Employment Relations Board
NY State Education Department Tenured Teacher Hearing Officer
NJ State Education Department "TEACHNJ" Tenure Arbitrator
NJ Public Employment Relations Commission
NJ State Board of Mediation
Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, Bureau of Mediation
Suffolk County Public Employment Relations Board
Cornell ILR National Roster of Neutrals

LABOR and EMPLOYMENT MEDIATION EXPERIENCE/PANELS
Collective bargaining mediator and fact-finder

Mediator, US Postal Service Redress Mediation Program: As impartial permanent mediator for more than 10 years, mediated hundreds of disputes involving labor and employment issues. Often resolved related CBA interpretation and/or disciplinary grievances and/or workplace disputes, in addition to the statutory rights claims.

Mediator, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Mediator, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission

LABOR and EMPLOYMENT PUBLICATIONS and SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Senior Editor, The Railway Labor Act, Fourth Ed., 2016, Bloomberg BNA
Senior Editor, The Railway Labor Act, Third Ed., 2015 Cumulative Supp., Bloomberg BNA
Senior Editor, The Railway Labor Act, Third Ed., 2014 Cumulative Supp., Bloomberg BNA
Chapter Author, The Family Medical Leave Act, 2015 Cumulative Supp., Bloomberg BNA

Adjunct Instructor, Cornell University ILR, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution
Mentor, Cornell University ILR, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution
Mentor, Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations
Mentor, New York State Bar Assn. Labor and Employment Section Labor Arbitrator Mentor Program
Mentor, American Arbitration Association Higginbotham Fellows Program

Panelist/Speaker at various AAA, FMCS, NAA, NARR and Bar Association L&E meetings/events.

OTHER RELEVANT LABOR and EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
Law enforcement officer, detective, supervisor and manager (retired)
Certified Instructor, Div. of Criminal Justice Services, Municipal Police Training Council
Certified Interior Firefighter
Certified in Environmental Noise and Sound Measurement

Election arbitrator; Excelsior List proceedings arbitrator

Complex Public Education Issues – specialized training by FMCS and NAA

Cornell University Dispute Resolution Training (Course titles and dates taken)

Certificates in Labor and Employment Arbitration and Mediation; Advanced Certificate in Workplace ADR and Conflict Management. Member of inaugural graduating class of Labor Arbitrator Development Program (certificate awarded).

Professional Associations

National Academy of Arbitrators
National Association of Railroad Referees
Labor and Employment Relations Association
Labor and Employment Sections of various Bar Associations
Society of Federal Labor and Employee Relations Professionals

Education

Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution: Certificates in Labor and Employment Arbitration and Mediation; Advanced Certificate in Workplace ADR and Conflict Management. Labor Arbitrator Development Program, Certificate.

Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations and New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission (NJ PERC): Certificate in Public Sector Labor Relations.

Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service: Labor Arbitrator Institute, Certificate.

New York Law School: Juris Doctor. John Ben Snow Scholar.

Binghamton University: Bachelor of Arts in Economics; Adjunct in Business Management. International Economics Honor Society.

References

Available Upon Request

Fee Policy

Available Upon Request