Resume

Below is a brief summary of Peter Meyers’s general resume.
You may also download the following:

– Arbitration resume (pdf)
– Mediation resume (pdf)
– Airline and railroad industry experience (pdf)
– List of publications (html)

Present Occupation
Arbitrator, Mediator, Attorney, Fact-Finder, and Educator

Work History
Self-employed Attorney since 1974, Arbitrator/Mediator since 1978; Instructor, Columbia College, 1980; Elected Alderman, City of Evanston, Illinois, 1975-79; Instructor, Northwestern University, 1972-77; Assistant Director, Illinois Defender Project, 1974-76; Instructor, Barat College, 1974-75.

Education
University of Michigan, B.A., with distinction, May 1969; University of Denver, Graduate School, 1969-70; Northwestern University, M.A. Sociology, June 1972; Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., June 1974

Professional Licenses
Admitted to the Bar: Illinois , 1974; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1974; U.S. Court of Appeals: Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Circuits; Federal Trial Bar; U.S. Supreme Court.

Professional Affiliations
American Arbitration Association (Labor Panel Member since 1976); American Bar Association; Chicago Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association; Labor and Employment Relations (formerly Industrial Relations Research) Association; International Academy of Mediators (Distinguished Fellow and Founding Member); Lawyers for the Creative Arts; National Academy of Arbitrators (Regional Chair 2000-02); National Association of Railroad Referees; National Mediation Board (Panel of Arbitrators since 1984); College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (Fellow); Certified Mediator, International Mediation Institute (IMI).

Alternative Dispute Resolution Training
AAA Labor Arbitrator II Training, Chicago, IL, September 2003; AAA Arbitrator Update 2001; attended AAA Mediator Retreat, Denver, CO, March 2000; AAA Employment Arbitrator Training, New York, NY, December 1999; Center for Employment Dispute Resolution, Mediation Training; various other ADR training.

Arbitration Rosters
American Arbitration Association, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, National Mediation Board, Illinois State Board of Education, New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission, Illinois Department of Central Management Services.

Permanent Panels
Air Wisconsin/IAMAW, Alaska Airlines/AFA, Ameritech/CWA, Ameritech/IBEW, ATA/AFA, Chicago Board of Education/CTU, Chicago Transit Authority/ATU, City of Chicago/FOP, City of Chicago/IAFF, Continental Airlines/IBT, Illinois Department of Central Management Services/INA, Illinois Department of Central Management Services/IFPE, Illinois State Board of Education Teacher Dismissal Hearing Panel, MidAmerican Energy Company/IBEW, National Railroad Adjustment Board Referee, New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission Panel of Grievance Arbitrators, Northwest Airlines/IAMAW, Pace/ATU, Pratt & Whitney/IAM, State of Illinois/AFSCME, State of Illinois/IFPE, United States Postal Service/NPMHU, United States Postal Service/NALC, United States Postal Service/APWU, Various Coal Companies/UMWA, Various Steel Companies/USWA.

Issues
Affirmative Action, Absenteeism, Arbitrability, Bargaining Unit Work, Conduct (Off-Duty/Personal), Demotion, Discipline (Non-Discharge), Discipline (Discharge), Discrimination (Age, Disability, Race, Sex, Religion, National Origin), Dress Code, Drug/Alcohol Offenses, Fringe Benefits (Bonus, Holidays, Insurance, Leave, Vacation), Grievance Mediation, Health/Hospitalization, Hiring Practices, Job Performance, Job Posting/Bidding, Jurisdictional Dispute, Layoffs/Bumping/Recall, Management Rights, Official Time, Past Practices, Pension and Welfare Plans, Pension Claim (Federal Statute), Promotion, Retirement, Safety/Health Conditions, Seniority, Sexual Harassment, Strikes, Lockouts, Work Stoppages, Slowdowns, Subcontracting/Contracting Out, Tenure/Reappointment, Union Security, Wages (Cost-of-Living Pay, Holiday Pay, Incentive Pay, Job Classification and Rates, Merit Pay, Overtime Pay, Severance Pay, Vacation Pay), Work Hours/Schedules/Assignments, Working Conditions/Work Orders, Violence/ Threats.

Industries
Aerospace, Airlines, Advertising, Agriculture, Aluminum, Automotive, Bakery, Banking, Beverage, Building Products, Brewery, Broadcasting, Canning, Cement, Chemicals, Clothing, Coal, Communications, Construction, Dairy, Distillery, Education, Electrical Equipment/Appliances, Electronics, Entertainment/Arts, Federal Sector, Feed and Fertilizer, Food (Manufacturing/Processing/Service), Foundry, Furniture, Glass/Pottery, Grain Mill, Health Care, Hotels/Motels/Casinos/Resorts, Hospitals/Nursing Homes, Iron, Lumber, Machinery, Maritime, Meat Packing, Mining, Nuclear Energy, Office Workers/Clerical, Organizations, Packaging, Paint and Varnish, Petroleum/Petrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Plastics, Plumbing, Police and Fire, Printing and Publishing, Prison Guard, Public Sector, Pulp and Paper, Railroads, Real Estate, Refrigeration/HVAC, Restaurants, Retail Stores, Rubber/Tire, Shipbuilding/Dry-Dock, Sports, Steel, Stone/Quarry/Tile, Transportation, Trucking and Storage, Upholstering, Utilities, Warehousing.