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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


Chinese Insurer Ping An Loses International Arbitration
5/13/2015 2:55:57 PM
Description:   Ping An, a Chinese insurance company that was one of the largest shareholders in defunct financial company Fortis, has failed in its €1 billion arbitration bid against the government of Belgium, where Fortis was based.   Ping An


Philippines Continues to Build Arbitration Case against China
3/27/2015 5:35:03 PM
Description: The Philippines continues to build its case for international arbitration in its dispute with China over China’s claim on and use of the South China Sea. The government in Manila recently submitted more than 3,000 pages of materials to the