Second Time Is Not A Charm For Arbitrator

New Jersey’s Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) grew tired of an arbitrator’s errors, and permanently removed a substantial case from him. The case involved four different law enforcement bargaining units that negotiate with Passaic County, New Jersey. When no settlement was reached during bargaining, all four units proceeded to arbitration before the same arbitrator. The […]

Philadelphia Corrections Officers Entitled To Binding Arbitration

Under Pennsylvania law, “where representatives of units of guards at prisons or mental hospitals have reached an impasse in collective bargaining,” the final stage of the negotiations process is binding arbitration. District Council 33 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) represents Philadelphia’s prison guards and other City correctional employees. When […]