Tag Archives: Collective

Arbitrability of a job security provision set out in a collective bargaining agreement

Supreme Court granted the petition filed by the City of Watertown Fire Department seeking a permanent stay of arbitration of a grievance filed by the Watertown Professional Firefighters Association, Local 191, the collective bargaining representative of firefighters concerning the staffing … Continue reading

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Collective rights and union strategies in a digitalized world

Frank HendrickxOn 18 and 19 March 2019 the XVIIth  annual Conference in Commemoration of Professor Marco Biagi took place in Modena, Italy. The conference is an interdisciplinary classic in the study of comparative labour law, labour markets and industrial relations. … Continue reading

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An ambiguity in a provision in a collective bargaining agreement may sometimes be resolved by waiving the parol evidence rule

An ambiguity in a provision in a collective bargaining agreement may sometimes be resolved by waiving the parol evidence ruleBaff v Board of Educ. of The Fonda-Fultonville Cent. Sch. Dist., 2019 NY Slip Op 01476, Appellate Division, Third DepartmentCertain retired … Continue reading

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New Jersey Court Analyzes Proof Required to Show a Collective Class

In many instances where an employer fails to pay an employee proper wages for hours worked, the underpaid employee’s situation is not unique, and the employer is, in fact, failing to pay many individuals adequate wages. In such cases, it … Continue reading

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A three-part test is applied by the court to determine if a party to a collective bargaining agreement's demand for arbitration is viable

A three-part test is applied by the court to determine if a party to a collective bargaining agreement's demand for arbitration is viableCity of Yonkers v Yonkers Fire Fighters, Local 628, IAFF, AFL-CIO, 2018 NY Slip Op 08294, Appellate Division, … Continue reading

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