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Union Makes Request for Arbitration
11/8/2016 12:58:26 PM
Description: The union that represents Williamsport school teachers, guidance counselors, librarians, speech and language therapists, and secretaries at the Young Scholars of Central Pennsylvania Charter School has asked a federal judge to compel arbitration to


Retirement Plan Has Authority to Arbitrate
8/11/2016 5:43:26 PM
Description: According to a federal judge’s recent ruling, Educational Testing Service, a standardized-test making company, can force an employee’s widow to arbitrate claims concerning the company’s retirement plan. The ruling upheld a


No More Arbitration Clauses at Apollo Education Group
6/6/2016 5:33:27 PM
Description: Apollo Education Group, which operate the popular University of Phoenix and Western International University, has decided it will eliminate the use of mandatory arbitration clauses in the enrollment agreements signed by students before beginning


Blind Vendor Will Maintain Base Contract as Arbitration Proceeds
5/16/2016 5:28:02 PM
Description: Leonard Johnson, a blind vendor who ran the dining facilities at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base since 1999 will continue to keep his contract while arbitration proceedings play out, according to a settlement announced by Ohio’s Attorney


Colleges Could Face Uncertain Future if Mandatory Arbitration Clauses are Banned
3/28/2016 3:42:38 PM
Description: The Department of Education is taking a strong stand in favor of banning for profit colleges that receive federal student aid from enacting arbitration clauses for students that bring disputes against the schools. Instead of allowing students to


Department of Education Urged to Stop Using Arbitration Agreements in Title IV Assistance
3/10/2016 5:36:02 PM
Description: Public Citizen, Inc. is urging the Department of Education adopt a rule that requires schools to agree not to include pre-dispute arbitration agreements in enrollment and any other agreements entered into by students. The rule would apply to schools


Contract of Clark County Teachers to be Determined in Arbitration
11/5/2015 5:51:52 PM
Description: The Clark County School District is headed to arbitration with teachers to end the deadlock concerning pay raises and a new contract. The Clark County Education Association represents 18,000 teachers. They announced recently the two sides reached an


Bibb County School District Arbitration Underway
9/23/2015 1:44:29 PM
Description: The arbitration battle between the Bibb County School District and Superintendent Romain Dallemand shifted gears August 31st with the first round of discovery. This phase could continue through the end of the year, according to information from the


Philadelphia Principals Win Arbitration in Test Cheating Scandal
9/3/2015 3:59:54 PM
Description: Two principals won favorable rulings in arbitration hearings regarding statewide test cheating. Both could have the opportunity to return to their jobs in the coming months.   The first of the principals, Michelle Burns of Kensington Urban


Galesburg Teacher’s Union Headed to Arbitration with School District
5/6/2015 1:17:56 PM
Description:   The Galesburg Education Association (GEA) is headed to arbitration with the Galesburg School District over two grievances the union filed with the district. The GEA has accused the district of evaluating different schools with different