We found an expert with an M.S. in Labor Studies and a Ph.D. in economics and 25 years of experience as a consultant specializing in assisting unions in research, financial analysis, bargaining and arbitration. He had also taught Economics and Labor Studies at various universities throughout his career. Additionally, he had been a union organizer and a Fellow at a labor research center where he analyzed economic development trends and implications for workers, businesses, public services, and union organizing. Finally, he had been retained in hundreds of interest arbitration matters and had extensive experience testifying in such arbitrations.