Mr. Andrew John Baynes, RN

Mediator, Arbitrator, Factfinder
Baynes Parker Dispute Resolution
670 Willett Ave.
East Providence, RI 2915
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Professional Work History:

Mediator, Arbitrator, and Fact-finder, Self-employed, 2011 to present. Extensive experience in the areas of labor and employment relations, human resources, equal employment opportunity (EEO), and occupational and environmental safety and health, fire safety, emergency management, and healthcare. ? Consultant to firms and unions in the private, public, and non-profit sectors in the areas of collective bargaining, rights arbitration, interest arbitration, contract administration, contract interpretation, Title VII issues, human resources, occupational safety and health, state relations labor board proceedings, and health department licensure hearings (1987-2007). ? Chief of Department, Johnston Fire Department, Town of Johnston, RI (2007-2011). ? Emergency Management Director, Town of Johnston, RI (2007-2011) ? President, Occupational and Environmental Health Center of Rhode Island (2006-present). ? Vice President/Staff Representative Rhode Island State Association of Fire Fighters (1993-2007). ? Assistant Director of Nursing, Institute of Mental Health, (1988-1993) ? Battalion Chief, Warwick Fire Department, Retired (2002) ? Adjunct Instructor, Fire Science, Community College of Rhode Island (1989-present)

Dispute Resolution Experience

? Cornell University Roster of Dispute Resolution Neutrals ? U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission ? Mediation Roster

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

? A New Future for Dispute Resolution May 2009 ? Negotiations Strategies & Tactics in ADR November 2010 ? Employment Law Mediator Training January 2011 ? Evidence in Arbitration April 2011

Other Dispute Resolution Training

? Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) Labor Arbitrator Program ? Workplace Mediator Training Program, Mediation Training Institute International

Professional Associations

? Association for Conflict Resolution, Workplace Section ? American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section ? Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA), National and Rhode Island Chapter ? RI Mediators Association


Providence College B.S. Fire Safety Engineering (1982) Community College of Rhode Island A.S. Fire Science (1979) A.S. Nursing (1985)


Available upon request

Fee Policy

Labor Arbitration - $1200.00 per diem, including pre-hearing conference, document review, and drafting of award. Employment Arbitration - $250.00 per hour, including pre-hearing conference, document review, and drafting award. Mediation - $250.00 per hour, including pre-hearing conference and document review. No charge for travel time, reimbursement of reasonable travel expenses charged from Providence, Rhode Island. Eight (8) hour cancellation fee charged for cancellations within 14 calendar days. Four (4) hour minimum charge for hearings