• On August 16, 2016, RAI President Dr. Tom Schneider partnered with Professor Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld to moderate the Partnership Day panels at the FMCS's National Labor-Management Conference in Chicago. These panels featured labor and management leaders from a broad range of highly successful organizations from industries as diverse as education, automobile manufacturing, healthcare, paper and packaging, and utilities.
  • On July 13, 2016, in Washington, DC, RAI President Dr. Tom Schneider was recognized as an Australian American Leadership Dialogue Honoree for 2016.
  • The Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) presented the Outstanding Practitioner Award to Thomas J. Schneider on January 4th, 2010 in recognition of his outstanding contributions to research and practice in the field of employment relations.
  • RAI and its consultants are featured in a new book for their role in facilitating and developing  the most complex labor-management partnership in the world.  Healing Together: The Labor-Management Partnership at Kaiser Permanente tracks the development and evolution of the partnership which now encompasses 8.6 million members and twenty-seven unions. 
  • RAI President, Tom Schneider, chaired "Ensuring Infrastructure Investments that Advance Sustainability and Green Jobs" at the Labor and Employment Relations Conference held in Washington, D.C. on June 11-12, 2009. The title of this year's conference was "New Frontiers in Labor and Employment Policy Ensuring Good Jobs, Fair Treatment, and High Performance in a Turbulent Economy."
  • RAI President, Tom Schneider presented "Organizational Transformation: Engagement of Labor is the Critical Variable: Case Study PG&E" at the 2nd International Workshop on Work and Intervention Practices held in Quebec City from 27-29 August, 2008. The conference theme was "Different Perspectives on Work Changes. Click here to view the conference schedule and presentations.
  • RAI President, Tom Schneider presented "The Consultant's Are Coming" at the IBEW 2008 Utility Conference. Click here to read the full presentation.
  • RAI President, Tom Schneider will present the Key Note address at the 31st Kentucky Labor-Management Conference September 9-11, 2008 in Gilbertsville, Kentucky. This years conference will focus on economic development and education.
  • RAI President, Tom Schneider presented "Emerging Trends: Strategic Relationships Between Labor and Management: An Assessment of 25 Years Experience with Labor-Management Partnerships" at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) 14th National Labor-Management Conference held June 9-11, 2008 in Washington, D.C. Click here to read the conference proposal. RAI Consultants Gary Bergel, Mike Gaffney and John Stepp presented "Maximizing the Potential of Interest-Based Approaches to Bargaining: Getting Results Without Getting Stymied by the Process." Click here for the full conference schedule and presentation descriptions.
  • The Utilities Industry Council of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) submitted the program proposal, "The Impact of New Technology and Work Processes in the Utility Industry, including: Workforce Reductions, Workforce Transition Benefits, New Positions, Training Challenges, Ability of Workforce to accept Change, Change Management Efforts, and Employee Engagement Efforts" for consideration at the 2009 LERA Meeting in San Francisco.
  • "RAI consultant Cathy Stevens presented, "Using the Whole System Event to Solve Problems and Resolve Conflict," at the 19th Annual Center of Collaborative Solutions (CCS) Labor-Management Conference. The conference, which focuses on "Keys to Success in Labor-Management Relations: Tools and Approaches that Work," was held March 5-7, 2008 at Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel in Anaheim, CA. Click here to read the conference proposal.
  • As co-chairs of the Utilities Industry Council of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA), on January 3, 2008, Tom Schneider, Steve Rayburn (PG&E) and Jim Voye (IBEW) presented "Assessing the Employment Implications of the 2006 Repeal of the Public Utility Holding Company Act (PUCHA) in New Orleans, LA. Click here to view the presentation.
    As co-chair of the Utilities Industry Council of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA), on August 17, 2006, Tom Schneider moderated “After the Handshake:  Implementing and Sustaining Innovative Agreements on Health Care, New Technology, Job Security and Contract Administration,” a featured program on the FMCS National Labor Management Conference held August 16-18, 2006 at the Chicago Hyatt.
  • RAI helped Kaiser Permanente, the Permanente Medical Group and the Coalition of KP Unions make history again in 2005, leading a National Bargaining process that resulted in a new five-year national agreement that covers 82,000 workers at 400 facilities in nine states and the District of Columbia. Click here for the full article originally published in the April 27, 2005 issue of At the Table.
  • January 1, 2004 marked the 20th Anniversary of the founding of Restructuring Associates Inc. Over the years, our firm has grown in size and stature into a nationally recognized business that has made its mark on the lives of thousands of people and businesses through its highly innovative, top quality work. We here at RAI are proud of what we do and thank our clients, friends and families who have helped to make our success possible. And we look forward to another 20 years.


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