Author: Katherine Simpson

  • The Labor Relations Connection, Inc. (“LRC”) Signs the RCI Pledge

    The RCI™ , Inc. is pleased to announce that The Labor Relations Connection, Inc. (“LRC”) has signed the RCI™ Pledge for ADR Providers. The RCI Pledge calls for an industry-wide effort to increase the number of diverse professionals who serve as arbitrators, mediators, and in other ADR roles.  “Even before The LRC’s inception, when I first entered into the field of Labor Arbitration the gender…

  • Miles Mediation & Arbitration Signs RCI Pledge

    The RCI™ is pleased to announce that Miles Mediation & Arbitration has signed the RCI™ Pledge for ADR Providers. The pledge calls for an industry-wide effort to increase the number of diverse professionals who serve as arbitrators, mediators, and in other ADR roles.  “While the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) industry as a whole has made strides in terms of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), there…

  • Foundations Support RCI With Joint Grant of $750,000

    The JAMS Foundation and the AAA-ICDR Foundation have partnered to create a joint grant of $750,000 to support the Ray Corollary Initiative (RCI, Inc.), and all of its activities to address the lack of diversity in the selection of ADR profession. “We would like to extend our appreciation to the AAA-ICDR Foundation and the JAMS…

  • RCI, Inc. Statement on Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling

    The RCI, Inc. is an organization dedicated to promoting greater diversity amongst neutrals who function as arbitrators and mediators in alternative dispute resolution (ADR). The RCI Inc. reaffirms the importance of taking positive steps to overcome barriers to ensure that all the talent available is deployed in service of ADR. Although the RCI is not…