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Martin F Scheinman

Marty Scheinman, instructor for Cornell ILR professional education workshop

Martin F. Scheinman (ILR '75, '76, JD '79 New York University) has 40 years of experience as a full-time ad hoc and contract labor-management, employment, business, and consumer arbitrator and mediator in disputes throughout the United States. In New York, he is the industry arbitrator in many settings, including nursing homes, newspapers, trucking and warehousing, education, government services, manufacturing, and transportation. Named in over 200 collective bargaining agreements, Mr. Scheinman has arbitrated over 20,000 disputes, served as fact finder and interest arbitrator in hundreds of cases, and conducted thousands of mediations. Amongst the high-profile cases he has been involved in, Mr. Scheinman mediated the Fox discrimination cases, the dispute between the owners of AriZona Iced Tea, the discrimination disputes at NYC Ballet, the hospital dispute in 2019 which impacted the largest hospital systems in the country, and the 2006 transit strike which crippled the New York City region. He also served as Chair of the Arbitration Board which decided the largest interest arbitration case in New York State history involving all of the educators in New York City, and he is the Chairman of the Interest Arbitration Panel for the thousands of healthcare workers and nurses employed by the Health and Hospital Corporation which oversees healthcare reform covering 1.2 million people.