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American Arbitration Association

National Roster of Labor Arbitrators

California Public Employment Relations Board Panel of Neutrals

California State Mediation and Conciliation Service Panel of Arbitrators

City of Los Angeles Employee Relations Board

Panel of Neutrals

Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 

Roster of Arbitrators

National Mediation Board Roster of Arbitrators

Nevada Employee-Management Relations Board Roster of Arbitrators, Factfinders, and Mediators

Oregon Employment Relations Board

Panel of Arbitrators

United States Postal Service and

American Postal Workers Union

Washington Public Employment Relations Commission Dispute Resolution Panel and

Law Enforcement Arbitrator Roster

"Keep interested in your own career, however humble; it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time."

 ~ "Desiderata" by Max Ehrmann, 1927


Renée Mayne is an independent, neutral arbitrator and mediator exclusively for labor arbitration, mediation, and factfinding.


A hearing officer since 1995, Arbitrator Mayne has adjudicated discipline, dismissal, and contract interpretation grievances and ethics, harassment, and discrimination complaints involving:


Police Officers, Firefighters, Public Safety Dispatchers, Correctional Officers, Park Rangers, University Faculty, Teachers, Librarians, Attorneys, Investigators, Social Workers, Physicians, Nurses, Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, Engineers, Analysts, Technology Professionals, Accountants, Skilled Crafts, Water and Wastewater Professionals, Food Service Workers, Planning and Building Officials, Municipal Train Crew, Transportation/Public Bus Drivers, Manufacturing and Production Crew, Heavy Equipment Operators, Maintenance Workers, Custodians, Administrative Professionals, Managers, and Supervisors.

Arbitrator Mayne has worked in labor-management relations since 1986. Before establishing her professional neutral practice, Ms. Mayne had 30 years of collective bargaining experience as a chief negotiator on the management and labor sides of the table. 


Renée Mayne saw that unresolved conflicts and disputes adversely affected organizations and their employees, and she dedicated a significant portion of her career to resolving labor and employment disputes. She resolved grievances, complaints, and disputes through negotiation, mediation, factfinding, and formal hearing decisions.  In her former consulting firm, Labor Management Success, Inc., 25 public agencies contracted with Ms. Mayne to improve relationships in collective bargaining and grievance management.

Ms. Mayne worked as a union advocate from 1986 to 1995 and a management advocate from 1995 to 2016. Ms. Mayne served as General Manager for a California tri-county labor union and in public sector executive leadership positions for labor relations, employee relations, and human resources.

Renée Mayne earned her Master of Arts degree in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peacebuilding from the California State University at Dominguez Hills. Her Bachelor of Science degree is from the State University of New York at Empire State College in Business, Management, and Economics with an emphasis in Labor Relations. 


Ms. Mayne received professional certificates from Cornell University in Employment Arbitration and Union Administration and from Harvard University in Labor Negotiation. She also earned national and state certifications as an expert in labor relations, employee relations, and human resources. 

Renée Mayne has been a licensed private investigator in the state of California since 2006 (License No. 24938).  She specialized in workplace investigations involving complaints of discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct. As a neutral. Ms. Mayne is no longer active as an independent workplace investigator.

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