Ross P. Alander, M.L.I.R.

Labor Arbitrator/Employment Mediator/Lecturer, Negotiations Studies

(Member Labor Panel, American Arbitration Association)

 

5655 Gulf of Mexico Drive, # 202A Longboat Key Fl. 34228

 

Cell:

813-765-0978

 

Email:

 

Websites:

alanderconsulting.com

callHR.org





LABOR/HUMAN RESOURCE EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

 

 

 

Human resources, organizational development executive, labor arbitrator and mediator with over 50 years’ experience with service providers, the public sector, the health care and automotive industries with professional organizations, for profits, not for profits, including ten years as an officer of 1,000-bed, 3,500 employee medical center.  Created and implemented a total human resource program that includes proactive employee and community relations, conflict resolution, workforce planning, turnover reduction, team leadership, proactive mergers, competitive/cost effective compensation and benefits, and innovative customer service programs.  Recognized as a decisive, creative problem solver with excellent interpersonal skills who achieves goals through understanding both organizational and individual needs.  I have been on both management and union sides in contract negotiations with proven Labor Relations (Union-Management) expertise with:

 

 

 

•  Labor/Management Contract Negotiations

   

•  Lecturer Negotiation Studies (Training)

 

 

 

•  Labor Arbitration/Employment Mediation

 

•  Worked with the following unions:

   UAW, SEIU, MNA, UFF, AFSCME, FEA,

   OPIEU, UF, AFM, IBEW & ATU

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

 

Labor Arbitrator/Alander Consulting       

 

Tampa, FL

Current

 

 

(See attached Client/Customer Listing    

 

Longboat Key, FL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lecturer, Negotiations Studies                     

 

Tampa, FL         

2017-Current

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

University of South Florida

 

Sarasota, FL       

1990-2015 (Retired)

 

 

(Senior Lecturer Management Studies)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tampa General Hospital                             

 

Tampa, FL          

1983-1993

 

 

(Vice President, Human Resources)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Lansing General Hospital

 

Lansing. MI

1980-1983

 

 

(Vice President, Human Resources)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E.W. Sparrow Hospital                                 

 

Lansing, MI       

1976-1980

 

 

(Personnel Administrative Manager)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oldsmobile Division, GMC

 

Lansing MI   

1968-1976

 

 

Quality Control Supervisor/                              Training Coordinator/Sales)

 

 

 

 


EDUCATION

 

 

 

Michigan State University

 

 

 

 

 

Master’s Degree Labor & Industrial Relations                        

1974

 

 

 

 

Bachelor’s Degree Social Science & Economics

1970

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harvard Law Program on Negotiations                                

Ongoing

 

 

 

 

80 plus hours, Certificate in Negotiations,

 

 

 

 

 

Master Negotiator, 8 negotiation specific topic classes to date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

University of South Florida                                                     

2001

 

 

 

 

Certificate in Civil Circuit Mediation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

American Arbitration Association, Labor Employment     Relations Association, National Academy of Arbitrators

Ongoing

 

 

 

 

(Various continuing education courses)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL, ACADEMIC, and COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

 

 

Member/Volunteer

American Arbitration Association, Member of the Labor Panel

Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Member

Beth El Farmworker Mission, Board Member
Labor and Employment Relations Association, Member

Farmworker Focus Group a State of Florida, Member
   (an inter-agency farmworker support group)

Hillsborough County Hospital Authority Board, Member

Coordinator Organizational Effectiveness Metropolitan Ministries, Volunteer (Tampa)

Vice President People, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Volunteer (Venice)
The Carter Center, Volunteer Conflict Resolution Program (Atlanta, GA)

 

 

Recipient

Community Betterment Award, National Conference for Community and Justice

 

Hillsborough County Commission Award for Service to the People of Hillsborough Counties

Voted Outstanding Professor, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee - Fall 2009 and Spring 2012




PUBLISHED

Wrote Research materials for Oldsmobile’s Drug & Alcohol Program.
Wrote and/or edited three Human Resource textbook chapters’ labor relations.
Writing a book on The Human Resource Director as the Employee Advocate
Writing an article on Negotiations/Conflict Resolution

 

 



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