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Arbitration Advocate Training II

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday and ending at 5 p.m. on Thursday, the Arbitration Advocate Training-2 (AAT-2) class will be four (4 days) and will be related to Arbitration Hearings regarding contract interpretation cases and post hearing brief writing. Students are expected to complete a pre-class reading assignment and attendee participation is a must. Attendees must also bring a laptop to the class. There are approximately fourteen (14) modules presented in this class. Please come prepared to learn and expand on what you learned in AAT-I.

The modules presented in this class consist of: burden of proof in contract cases, identifying possible violations, past practice, fair and equitable application of Agency regulations, theory of the case, bargaining history, covered-by doctrine, settlement discussions, proving your case, information requests, contractual language and its intentional vagueness, examination skills, objections, framing the issue, awards and exceptions, post hearing brief writing, and post hearing brief review.

This class also requires the participants to research, prepare, and conduct a mock arbitration hearing in front of an arbitrator.

Prerequisites: BRT, ART, and AAT-I.

Training duration: Four days. Arrive Sunday or Monday in time for class start time at 8:30 a.m. Depart Thursday after 5 p.m.

What to bring: Pen/highlighter, notepad, laptop.

***Please do not book air travel or make plans to attend any NATCA Academy training without prior approval from your Facility Representative, RVP, or the Administrative Assistant in your region.***

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