August 27, 2024 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm America/New York Timezone
(844) 283-3584

Course Description

In this two-hour virtual training, FELTG Instructor Joe Schimansky will walk you through the various stages of arbitration, identifying the key actions that will lead to a successful result. Mr. Schimansky, former Executive Director of the Federal Service Impasses Panel, will share the keys to arbitration selection, witness preparation, introduction of documents, hearing room logistics, and more. You’ll learn why it’s so important to educate the arbitrator, particularly on the MSPB and FLRA law applicable to the issues in your case.

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Select the best arbitrator for a given case.
  • Improve their presentation during all phases of the arbitration process.
  • Distinguish between litigation before an arbitrator and other administrative and court hearings.

Date and Time

Tuesday, August 27, 2024, 1-3 pm ET


Joe Schimansky


Download Individual Registration Form


  • Early Bird Tuition: $345 (payments required by July 26)
  • Standard Tuition: $385 (payments made between July 27 – August 27)
  • Want to register a group? Group discounts are available through July 26. Contact FELTG

Event FAQs

  • Can I attend Virtual Training from my government computer?
    • FELTG uses Zoom to broadcast this Virtual Training Institute event. Many government computers and systems allow Zoom access. If for some reason your firewall will not allow access, you’re welcome to use your personal email address to register, and to attend the sessions from your personal device.
  • Can I earn CLE credits for this class?
    • CLE applications are the responsibility of each attendee; FELTG does not apply for the credits on behalf of attendees.  If you are seeking CLE credit, attendees may use the materials provided by FELTG in submission to your state bar. Attendees may also request a certificate of completion which will contain the number of training hours attended.
  • Can I share my access link with co-workers?
    • No. Registration for this event is per individual, and access links may not be shared. Each link may only be used by one person.
  • Can I register a teleworker?
    • This event is individual registration, so the cost is the same whether the person is teleworking or in an agency facility.
  • How do I receive a group rate discount?
    • Group rates are available for agencies registering 10 or more attendees for the full event. Group discounts are available through July 26.

Cancellation and No-show Policy for Registered Participants: Cancellations made after the cancel date on the registration form will not be refunded or given credit toward future courses. Pre-paid training using the “Pay Now” option will not be refunded or given credit toward future courses. No-shows will not be refunded or given credit toward future courses.

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