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Ipso Considering Pilot Arbitration Process
10/6/2015 2:26:43 PM
Description: The Independent Press Standards Organization (IPSO) is determining whether or not to create a pilot arbitration service.  The organization recently held a board meeting and discussed the results of public consultation.  The addition of

Illinois Union Arbitration Bill Met with Resistance by Lawmakers
9/15/2015 11:29:49 AM
Description: An Illinois lawmaker is trying to gather 71 votes to thwart Governor Rauner. Chicago Democrat Greg Harris sponsored the measure. He and other supporters of the union arbitration bill claim that changing the Determination of Need score standards

Arbitration to Settle Contract Negotiations between Civil Service and City of Province
8/21/2015 2:57:07 PM
Description: The City of Province and its 14,000 civil servants will use mediation to resolve the contract impasse they have reached in recent days. The option to arbitrate is part of the Civil Service Act. The Manitoba and General Employees Union has applied to

Lackawanna County Youth and Family Services Settles Dispute, Raises Issues about Binding Arbitration
8/15/2015 8:33:00 AM
Description: Lackawanna County Youth and Family Services settled its union contract dispute recently with county commissioners following a two week strike. Many are comparing the settlement to another recently negotiated union contract in the area that came from

City of San Antonio Wins Arbitration Hearing
8/15/2015 8:31:32 AM
Description:   An arbitrator ruled recently the City of San Antonio has the right to verify the status of dependents that are covered on health care plans for members of the city’s Professional Firefighters Association.   The director of the

Illinois Governor’s Arbitration Policy Veto at Risk for Override
8/15/2015 8:30:21 AM
Description: Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is involved in a battle with organized labor in his state, specifically with the state’s largest public worker union, the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local Council 31. The

Canadian Company Announced Resolution of Its Ongoing Lease Arbitration
8/4/2015 4:16:54 PM
Description:   Pacific Safety Products Inc. recently announced it has resolved the ongoing lease arbitration process with the company’s landlord, Arnprior Bay Property Ltd. Pacific will recover $825,000, inclusive of the interim award they had

Dispute between Northampton County and Prison Guards Settled in Arbitration
6/23/2015 7:40:22 AM
Description: At least one of the nine labor unions in Pennsylvania’s Northampton County will have a new contract deal soon and will no longer be working under an expired contract. Arbitration was used to settle the contract dispute and as a result, the

Arbitration to Settle Union Debate over Prescription Costs
6/13/2015 4:10:36 PM
Description: A labor management dispute has arisen between Connecticut state employee unions regarding compounded prescriptions. The dispute will now head to arbitration September 23 of this year.   Compounded medications are a mixture of drugs that are

eHealth Lawsuit Against CGI Information Systems to be Settled in Arbitration
5/23/2015 1:26:40 PM
Description: A lawsuit seeking more than $100 million in damages against Ontario company CGI Information Systems is being settled out of court by an arbitrator. The lawsuit, filed by eHealth Ontario, alleges that CGI was hired to implement a $46 million diabetes