2019 – present
RESEARCHER AND CONSULTANT
San Diego, California
Research, writing, and consulting on international labor law, comparative labor law, and U.S. labor and employment law.
1997 – 2019
School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Taught courses in U.S. and international labor law, employee benefits, labor relations, and corporate social responsibility to undergraduate and graduate students.
1995 – 1997
DIRECTOR OF LABOR LAW AND ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NAFTA Labor Secretariat, Dallas, Texas
Senior U.S. appointee at new international agency; directed tri-national staff of lawyers and economists in comparative studies of labor law and labor markets in North America.
1990 – 1995
Yale Law School and Yale School of Management, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Taught courses on international labor law, U.S. labor and employment law, and corporate social responsibility to law, management, and international relations students.
1989 – 1993
Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild, Washington, D.C.
Responsible for contract negotiations, legal counsel, and administration for Guild local union with bargaining units covering 3,000 employees including Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, Bureau of National Affairs, Agence France-Presse, and others.
1978 – 1988
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE), Washington, D.C.
Responsible for political and legislative affairs, law and policy analysis, congressional testimony, counsel to strategic campaigns, coalition work with other trade unions and NGOs; representing UE bargaining units in the Washington-Baltimore area.
1973 – 1978
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE)
Responsible for organizing non-union workplaces and negotiating collective bargaining agreements with employers in electrical manufacturing sector; arbitrations, NLRB cases, strategic campaigns, and leadership training in New England, Virginia and the Carolinas.