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Pilar Vaile, licensed attorney and certified Administrative Law Judge,
provides effective and timely third-party neutral services in the area
of labor and employment law. Based on her experience and training, she is
currently admitted to arbitration and mediation panels throughout
western and central United States.
Representative panel memberships include the Federal Mediation and
Conciliation Service (FMCS); the National Mediation Board, the U.S.
Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union (USPS/APWU); the
U.S. Postal Service and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (USPS/NPMHU);
the IRS and National Treasury Employees Union (IRS/NTEU); California
PERB and CMCS; DC PERB; Illinois Educational LRB; Michigan ERC; Oregon ERB,
and Washington PERC.
click these links for more information on her
if with any questions.
NOTE that Ms. Vaile does not give legal advice when acting as
a neutral, and she does not ever represent employers, unions or employees in
labor or employment related matters. Nonetheless, her legal training
greatly enhances her understanding, appreciation and ultimate resolution
of clients’ disputes.
To review her labor/employment decisions released for publication,
please look for or click on the following documents:
- IRS and NTEU, 114 LRP 41403 (Arb. Vaile, 2014), aff’d
115 LRP 41010 (FLRA) (re: Back Pay Act)
Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Central Texas, FMCS Case No.
12-56471-3 (re: denial of workers comp due to driving infraction)
Bernalillo County, Case No. BernCoArb 101-13 (re: deputy sheriff’s use
of private side arm to qualify)
AFSCME & Santa Fe Co., Case No. 304-09 (re: unit clarification)
NMCPSO 7911 & Rio Rancho, Case 319-08 (re: bargaining unit
IAFF & Silver City, Case No. 308-07 (re: bargaining unit determination)
Socorro Co. v. NMCPSO 7911, Case No. 143-08 (re: retracted TAs)
CWA 7911 v. Sierra Co, Case No. 133-08 (re: waiver of right to bargain)
CWA v. Dept. of Health, Case No. 101-08 (applying Wright Line test)
AFSCME v. Dept. of Corrections, Case No. 130-09 (re: Steward immunity)
AFSCME v. State, Case No. 143-07 (re: management rights)
UNM Employees v. UNM, Case No. 101-05 (re: "probationary" employee)