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Orlando Police Chief Regains Job through Arbitration
12/24/2016 12:34:21 PM
Description: The Orlando police officer terminated for punching a handcuffed man in March 2014 has been awarded a return to his job, with back pay, according to an arbitration ruling.The arbitrator ruled the City of Orlando did not have just cause for


New Arbitration Center in the British Virgin Islands Opens Its Doors
12/24/2016 12:27:18 PM
Description: The British Virgin Islands now offers a new option for businesses to resolve disputes peacefully and without the expense or frustration of a trial. The British Virgin Islands new arbitration center is formally open for business and many of the


Staten Island Synagogue Receives $1 Million Arbitration Award
11/8/2016 12:54:46 PM
Description: A Staten Island congregation claims control over an Eltingville synagogue and a $1 million arbitration ruling is invalid. The claim relates a nine-year dispute covenant between a Jewish congregation and an Orthodox Jewish non-profit corporation. A


Terminated Manager Free to Challenge Highland Capital in Arbitration
11/6/2016 10:34:05 AM
Description: One of Highland Capital Management LP’s former portfolio managers is free to force the company into arbitration regarding his claims of undue termination. He believes he was fired after he questioned the firm’s illegal self-dealing with


Arbitration Agreements Not Enforceable by Third Party Debt Purchasers
10/15/2016 12:58:13 PM
Description: A company that purchases consumer debt from a lender cannot enforce an arbitration agreement entered into by the debtor and the original lender, according to a recent ruling from a New Jersey appeals court. The ruling was a reversal of an earlier


Attorney General Assistance Requested in Guam Airport Dispute
7/19/2016 11:08:35 AM
Description: The AB Won Pat International Airport Authority in Guam has asked the attorney general to help them have an arbitration award vacated. The airport authority stated it would like to work with the attorney general in a press release and described the


Rhode Island Waste Agreement Will Be Settled in Arbitration
4/29/2016 10:36:24 AM
Description: The North Smithfield Town Council voted unanimously to file for arbitration after alleging Woonsocket breached a contract that related to a regional waste agreement. North Smithfield claims Woonsocket reduced flow capacity at the Cumberland Hill


Oakland Port Labor Dispute Will Be Test for New Arbitration System
4/18/2016 6:54:38 PM
Description: Formal arbitration begins soon for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association concerning an incident that shut down the largest container terminal in Oakland during a single shift. The proceedings will be


Stay Will Not Be Granted in Rhode Island Firefighter Arbitration
12/23/2015 6:27:03 PM
Description: The Rhode Island State Supreme Court recently refused to stop a scheduled arbitration hearing related to a dispute between the firefighters union and the city over workweek and hours. The decision means the arbitration hearing will continue as


Deflategate Appeal Postponed Until Offseason
12/14/2015 2:54:32 PM
Description: There is officially no chance the “Deflategate” scandal that rocked the New England Patriots and the NFL will affect the team this season. The appeal by the NFL concerning Brady’s cancelled game suspension will not be heard by the