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Former Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Superintendent Wins Arbitration
12/24/2016 12:30:41 PM
Description: The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District superintendent fired for incompetence two years ago has won his arbitration bid. The opinion from the arbitrator stated the school district must pay former superintendent Pete Lewis more than $88,000


Watertown, New York Hoping to Avoid Arbitration with Fire Captains
8/5/2016 4:19:56 PM
Description: Watertown city officials have filed legal action against the city’s firefighters, hoping to prevent arbitration regarding the city’s decision to demote eight fire captains. The demotions came as part of a restructuring by the city in an


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.,


Fairbanks Superintended Dispute to be Settled through Arbitration
5/7/2016 3:21:39 PM
Description: It has been two years since Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board terminated Superintendent Pete Lewis for incompetence and now the dispute is headed to arbitration. Lewis was fired in May 2014 after disagreeing with the board that his lack of


NFL Commissioner’s Power Strengthened through Arbitration Ruling
4/29/2016 10:35:47 AM
Description: An arbitrator recently ruled that the National Football League’s (NFL) policy of putting players on paid leave via an exempt list based on the commissioner’s ruling is valid. The exempt list is part of the NFL’s personal conduct


Nationstar Mortgage Lawsuit Headed to Arbitration
4/29/2016 10:35:03 AM
Description: The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals recently ruled the Nationstar Mortgage lawsuit would need to proceed to arbitration without any further action in the courtroom concerning the case. The petitioner in the suit, Nationstar Mortgage, wants to


Olympian Makes US Team Following Arbitration
4/11/2016 5:31:10 PM
Description: Bobby Lea, an Olympic cycling veteran, was recently added to the US team and is expected to participate in the summer games in Rio in 2016. His addition followed a successful appeal regarding a doping suspension.   Lea was suspended 16 months


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.


Metro Toll Headed to Arbitration against Government
3/18/2016 12:01:29 PM
Description: Metro Pacific Investments Corp. recently stated it will file an arbitration case against the government, assuming the Toll Regulatory Board will choose not to act on its petition to raise the cost of tolls. Metro president and chief executive


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