Labor Arbitration Institute | 205 South Water Street, Northfield, MN 55057-2034 | 507-663-1220

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:

I would like to take advantage of early registration but my payment will not be sent by the deadline. Can I still get the lower rate if I have my registration in by deadline?

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As long as we receive your registration form by the early registration date, we will honor the lower rate. You may register on line, by fax or mail. You may make payment by check, credit card or PO. Please include your registration information with your payment. Contact the registrar if you are unable to make your payment within 30 days of your registration.

Q:

I am registering more than 10 people from our organization, but the online form only includes space for 10. What should I do?

A:

There are two options. Either complete multiple online registration forms or it may be easier to complete a handwritten registration form and attach a list of all attendees. This can be faxed to 507-645-2474 or mailed to our office.

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What is the cancellation policy?

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Our cancellation policy is to refund your registration in full for those cancellations made up to one week prior to the conference. A $50 late cancellation fee is charged for those cancellations made within 7 days of the conference. Alternatives to a refund are sending a substitute, requesting conference materials in lieu of a refund or requesting credit toward a future conference. Credit toward a future conference must be used within a 24-month period.

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Can a substitution be made?

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Substitutions are accepted at any time. If you are making a substitution on the day of the conference, please let the registrars at the registration table know who you are and for whom you are subbing. Otherwise, please call or email us with the conference city, the name of the person registered and the name of the substitute.

Q:

Is Continuing Legal Education credit available? How many units for each conference?

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Yes, CLE credit is available. The number of units varies from state to state and from program to program. For conferences from more than 2 years in the past, see this list online.  Individual lists are available on the pages for recent & upcoming conferences in the conferences section. If your request is not on the list, when you request CLE credits for a particular state on your registration form we will make the necessary arrangements for those credits (in some cases this may be after the conference concludes).

Q:

What type of business entity is Labor Arbitration Institute?

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Labor Arbitration Institute is a corporation. Our FEIN is 41-1705519.

Q:

How should I dress?

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Dress is business casual. Large conference rooms can be very chilly or, conversely, overheated. We have limited or no control over the facility’s climate. Because meeting room temperature may vary, we suggest you dress in layers and come prepared for both a cool or warm room.

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Where can I eat lunch?

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Lunch is “on your own”. You will find restaurants within or near all of our conference venues.

Q:

Can we use a Payment Voucher or a Purchase Order with the registration form?

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Yes. Please be sure to include your Payment Voucher or Purchase Order instructions so that we can ensure your payment.

Q:

We registered online and paid by credit card. Will we receive an invoice in the mail?

A:

No, the invoice was generated online at checkout.

Arbitrator at a Glance

Deborah M. Brodsky, Arbitrator

Name: Deborah M. Brodsky
Arbitrator Since: 1991