Jane Wilkinson has nearly thirty years' experience as a neutral in labor relations disputes, as chairperson of a state labor relations agency (the Washington Public Employment Relations Commission, 1980 - 1989) and as a private arbitrator, mediator and fact-finder (1986 to present). She has conducted hundreds of formal, adversarial hearings and issued written decisions in labor and employment disputes throughout the Western United States. She is current and knowledgeable in all areas of labor law, collective bargaining, as well as statutory employment law. She has served as the neutral arbitrator in numerous interest arbitration cases, particularly in Washington state.
Panel Listings: American Arbitration Association, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, National Mediation Board, and the labor relations boards of Washington and Oregon. Listed also on a number of permanent panels in the private and public sectors, including Boeing Co. and IAM&AW; Albertsonís, Inc. and Teamsters Local 38, Clarkston and WSCCCE/AFSCME; State of Alaska and Public Employees Local 71; Pacificorp and IBEW; Alaska Railroad Corporation and United Transportation Union. Frequent arbitrator in the wood products, pulp, paper, and grocery industries and with local and state governments and school districts.
Professional Affiliations/Activities: Member of the National Academy of Arbitrators (Region 17 Chairperson 2004-06, NAA Technology Committee); Washington State Bar Association (admitted in 1974), Oregon State Bar Labor & Employment Section, Multnomah County Bar Association, American Arbitration Association. Co-editor, Washington Public Employment Relations Review, 1991-2006. Speaker at numerous labor-management conferences and training sessions. Neutral resource on "Harassment Hotline" for Bonneville Power Administration; neutral fact-finder on sexual harassment complaints.
Education: A.B., University of Michigan, 1968. Received President's Commendation for Scholastic Achievement, 1967 & 1968, and Michigan Higher Education Award. J.D., summa cum laude (first in class), Gonzaga Univ. Law School, 1974. Awarded the Dean's Medal for Outstanding Senior, 1974. Member, Law Review Board of Editors.
Special Interests and skills: Computer technology on Windows OS; Proficient in Spanish.
Jane R. Wilkinson
Attorney/Labor & Employment Arbitrator
PMB 211 3 Monroe Parkway, Ste. P
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
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