From the NAA –


The Videoconferencing Task Force Committee (VTF) is pleased to announce the next session of our Office Hours 2.0, beginning on Monday, July 13, at 3:00 p.m. (Eastern). In “Witnesses via Videoconference,” NAA Member Keith Greenberg will provide a comprehensive discussion of the unique challenges of witness testimony via videoconference, including preparations to avoid technological issues for witnesses, steps to help witnesses arrive at the video hearing with a minimum of hassle, suggested witness instructions and process questions for witnesses, considerations for promoting unaided witness testimony, and troubleshooting technological problems that may arise.  An opportunity for small-group discussion will follow.

This is our first session open to advocates as well as arbitrators in the labor-management community. Feel free to invite both advocates and arbitrators by sharing this announcement. Please register here: Once you register, an email confirmation will be sent with the meeting link.  Use this link to access the session at the scheduled time. Be sure to check your spam mail for the confirmation.

In addition, please mark your calendars for these upcoming VTF Office Hours sessions, at 3 p.m. (Eastern). Registration is open at the links provided:

July 20 – “Document Handling” (for arbitrators and advocates)

August 3 – “Videoconference Platforms – Alternatives to Zoom” (for arbitrators and advocates)

August 12 – “For the Advocates – a Hands-On Encounter with Zoom” (for advocates, arbitrator-led)

These sessions will be recorded for later viewing on the NAA website.

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