Theodore W. Kheel, Labor Mediator, Dies at 96

For decades, mediator Ted Kheel was a dominant force in labor disputes. He developed his unique techniques mediating teacher, transit and press strikes. Mr. Kheel died recently at the age of 96.

See New York Times Articles:
“Lessons from a Master Mediator” and
“Theodore W. Kheel, Labor Mediator, Dies at 96”
Also see Ted Kheel, Founder of the Nurture Nature Foundation Memorials Section


Ted Kheel

Theodore W. Kheel, died on Friday, November 12, 2010. He was 96 years old. Mr. Kheel was the prime mover, along with like-minded citizens and specialists, in the creation of organizations to investigate and try to find solutions to the more intractable issues facing society. The Kheel Center for Labor… MORE >

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