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US Postal Workers Contract Arbitration Decision Expected Soon
7/19/2016 11:07:54 AM
Description: The American Postal Workers Union recently announced a contract for more than 200,000 workers could be announced in mid-July after the final arbitration session took place on May 4. The contract hearings began in February.   According to the


Tobacco Manufacturer Requests Supreme Court Intervention
5/16/2016 5:27:22 PM
Description: The country’s largest manufacturer of tobacco has asked the US Supreme Court to review the decision made by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that affects $120 million in Master Settlement agreement money. The R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Col.,


Strike Averted for Now in Peters Township
3/18/2016 12:02:51 PM
Description: Following an arbitration hearing between Peters Township Federation of Teachers Local 3421 and Peters Township School District, the three person arbitration panel will determine their decision and reconvene on April 12 to discuss their findings.


New Jersey Healthcare Legislation Set to Improve Situation Concerning Out-of-Network Providers
12/14/2015 2:55:15 PM
Description: New Jersey might soon have legislation establishing a framework for arbitration when disputes arise between healthcare providers and insurance companies in cases where the insured uses an out-of-network provider. Arbitration would be used to settle


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


Hobby Lobby’s Arbitration Agreements Denied by Court
9/23/2015 1:45:48 PM
Description: A judge from the National Labor Relations Board ruled that agreements signed by Hobby Lobby and its employees that require arbitration instead of court are unenforceable. The ruling could potentially undermine the common practice used by employers


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


Arbitration to Determine Control of Bonita Health
8/4/2015 4:18:38 PM
Description:   A judge recently ruled that arbitration will be used to determine control over the Bonita Community Health Center. The Lee County judge’s decision is viewed as a win for Lee Memorial Health System. The organization is hoping to


Ten Unions Seek Arbitration for Negotiations with New Jersey Transit
4/19/2015 11:33:30 AM
Description: A total of ten separate unions, led by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET), have combined to request arbitration with New Jersey Transit (NJT) in their ongoing contract negotiations. The unions, collectively known as the New


Both Sides Gain in Arbitrator’s Decision on Iowa State Employee Contracts
3/27/2015 5:36:23 PM
Description: An arbitrator has issued what amounts to a “split decision” on the new contracts for Iowa’s state employees, granting them the 6% percent raise they had sought over the next two years, but also requiring them to contribute to their