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Union’s Continue to Complain about Pro-Tax Payer Reforms by State Governors
9/10/2016 11:55:46 AM
Description: The United States Court of Appeals recently joined the Ninth Circuit Court in calling certain arbitration agreements too broad for denying workers’ rights. This decision reportedly “struck fear” into the hearts of corporations


Supreme Court Sides with Arbitrator in Case Related to Employee Smoking Marijuana during Work Hours
9/10/2016 11:55:12 AM
Description: The Connecticut Supreme Court determined a state employee should not have been fired because of smoking marijuana on the job. Legal experts say the ruling reinforces the arbitration decisions in an attempt to prevent public policy challenges.


Arbitration for Dismissed Nurse Upcoming
3/10/2016 5:34:32 PM
Description: The date for Sue McIntyre’s arbitration hearing will be March 17th. This moves the date up at the request of the CEO and President of North Bay Regional Health Centre. McIntyre is a registered practical nurse who sued the hospital after she


California Lawmakers Could Soon Prohibit Binding Arbitration as a Condition of Employment
9/15/2015 11:31:57 AM
Description: Binding arbitration is a part of many workplace contracts and employees agree to settle grievances through arbitration by accepting a position with a company that has this sort of policy. This could all be history for employers and employees in the


Healthcare Workers Threatening to Strike over Temple University Hospital’s Arbitration Appeal
5/22/2013 3:14:20 PM
Description:   The termination of an employee from Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has given rise to the threat of a strike from other healthcare workers.  Henry Nicholas, president of the union representing the workers,


Senior Union Leader in Australia Among Others Calling for Arbitration Reform
3/26/2013 11:20:46 AM
Description:   Paul Bastian, national secretary of the influential Australian Manufacturing Workers Union, is publically criticizing stalling tactics in proposed legislative changes to Australia’s Federal workplace laws.  According to Bastian,


Workplace Violence Arbitration Ruling Results in a Surprising Turn of Events
1/22/2013 9:29:33 PM
Description:   According to the decision made by an Ontario arbitrator, an employee’s comments relating to workplace gun violence was not reason to justify that employee’s dismissal.  This ruling came after specific circumstances in which


First Circuit Enforces Workplace Arbitration, Even Without a Signed Arbitration Clause
1/13/2013 11:58:39 AM
Description:   In a case that is extremely important for matters concerning workplace arbitration, the First Circuit court has ruled that arbitration is required in workplace disputes for certain franchisees, even in cases for which the franchisees had not


Yonkers, New York Firefighters Enter Workplace Arbitration
1/10/2013 3:31:58 PM
Description: Following a dispute that began in the middle of 2012 regarding lowering minimum staffing levels to help the city maintain its budget, the Yonkers firefighters union has decided to finally bring their case before an arbitrator.  After


Former Midwest Airlines Flight Attendants Win Arbitration Case against Republic Airways
12/27/2012 11:32:55 PM
Description:   Approximately 400 former Midwest Airlines flight attendants learned the benefits of contract arbitration in 2011 when they won an arbitration case against their former employer.  According to a complaint filed by The Association of