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Want to Limit an Arbitrator’s Ability to Modify a Disciplinary Decision? Bargaining For It is the Best Bet!

Posted in Arbitration, Courts
Last week, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a decision emphasizing the power of an arbitrator to amend an employer’s disciplinary decision where the CBA lacks an express provision limiting the arbitrator’s authority to do so. At issue in the case was the termination of a police officer for the violation of several police department rules,… Continue Reading

Employers Must Bargain Over Discretionary Discipline Before Agreement on First Contract

Posted in Management, NLRB
By Nelson Cary and James Patrick In Alan Ritchey, Inc., the NLRB recently adopted a new rule that will have an immediate impact on any employer attempting to negotiate an initial contract with a newly organized bargaining unit. Specifically, after a union becomes the employees’ bargaining representative, but before the parties have agreed to their first… Continue Reading