Step Four - Arbitration. 2515 In the event the grievance remains unresolved, the grieving party, through the Union Business Representative, may appeal the grievance to arbitration. Written notice of such appeal must be sent by certified mail to the Manager of Labor Relations/or designee within fifteen (15) workdays after receipt of the Step Three response. No grievance shall be appealed to arbitration without first being processed through the appropriate steps of the Grievance Procedure. 2516 An impartial Arbitrator shall be selected by mutual agreement of the parties. In the event mutual agreement is not reached, the party appealing the grievance to arbitration shall request a panel of arbitrators from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. Upon receipt of said panel, the parties will select an arbitrator by alternately striking names. 2517 The Arbitrator shall be prohibited from adding to, modifying or subtracting from the terms of this Agreement or any supplemental written agreement of the parties. Further, it shall not be within the jurisdiction of the Arbitrator to change any existing wage rate or establish a new wage rate. However, grievances involving reclassification are within the scope of the Arbitrator; the decision of the Arbitrator, however, is limited to change in the classification of a position with accompanying wage schedule. 2518 The award of the Arbitrator shall be final and binding on both parties. Each party shall pay one half (½) the cost of the arbitration proceedings and each party shall be responsible for the cost of its own representatives and witnesses. There shall be no interruptions of work by the Employer or employee(s) pending an Arbitrator's award.
Step Four - Arbitration. If a satisfactory settlement is not reached at the prior step, either of the signatory parties to this Agreement may submit the grievance to binding arbitration. Such submittal must be made within thirty (30) calendar days following the conclusion of the prior step. Within sixty (60) calendar days of the execution of the Agreement, the parties agree to meet to establish a permanent panel of ten (10) arbitrators. These arbitrators shall be assigned cases by the parties on a rotating basis. If the arbitrator is not available to hear the case within ninety (90) calendar days of the decision by either party to go to arbitration, the parties will contact the next arbitrator in the rotation. If no arbitrator can hear the case within ninety (90) calendar days, the case will be assigned to the arbitrator who can hear the case on the earliest date. If an individual arbitrator decides to remove their name from the panel or if one or more members of the panel are not continued by either party, the parties will meet to decide whether to substitute an additional name(s). No later than seven (7) working days prior to the scheduled arbitration meeting, the parties will submit questions of arbitrability to the arbitrator for preliminary determination, share the name of each witness intending to testify at the hearing, and attempt to agree upon the issue statement. A copy of written materials submitted to the arbitrator will be provided to the opposing party. The parties agree that the arbitrator shall have no power to render a decision that adds to, subtracts from, alters or modifies in any way the terms and conditions of the Agreement. The parties further agree that the decision of the arbitrator will be final and binding upon all parties. The Union or the Employer will have the right to request the arbitrator to require the presence of witnesses and/or documents. The cost of the arbitration shall be borne equally by the parties and each party shall bear the full cost of presenting its own case including any expert or attorney’s fees and costs. The arbitrator’s decision shall be made in writing and the arbitrator shall be encouraged to render the decision within thirty (30) calendar days of the close of the arbitration. In cases where a grievance is moved to arbitration and the parties did not avail themselves of Step Three: Grievance Mediation, the moving party shall have the unilateral right to demand a pre-arbitration settlement conference. These conferences shall not...
Step Four - Arbitration. 15.6.1. If a grievance is not resolved at Step Three, the Association may request a hearing before an arbitrator. The request shall be filed in the Human Resource Services Division or designee within fifteen (15) workdays after the written decision of the division representative becomes effective.
Step Four - Arbitration. If mediation fails to resolve the grievance within a reasonable time, or if the University declines mediation, the grievance may be submitted to arbitration, unless withdrawn by the Union. The Union must submit the request for arbitration to the University’s Office of Labor Relations within thirty (30) calendar days from the final date of mediation, or receipt of the University’s rejection of mediation. The arbitration process will be administered by the PERC using a list of nine arbitrators from either Washington or Oregon. The parties will select an arbitrator using the alternate strike method.
Step Four - Arbitration. If a satisfactory settlement is not reached at the prior step, or the step was skipped, either of the signatory parties to this Agreement may submit the grievance to binding arbitration. Such submittal must be made within thirty (30) calendar days following the written notice that the employer does not agree to Step Three Mediation or the conclusion of the prior step.
Step Four - Arbitration. (1) If the Association is not satisfied with the disposition of the grievance at Step Three, or if no decision has been rendered within twenty (20) school days after the grievance was delivered to the Board the Association may within five (5) school days after a decision by the Board or twenty-one (21) school days after the grievance was delivered to the Board, whichever is sooner, submit the grievance to arbitration.
Step Four - Arbitration. In the event the answer by the Board is not satisfactory to the Association then within thirty (30) calendar days following the date of receipt of the Board’s answer the Association only, and not an individual employee, may file a demand for arbitration of the dispute to the American Arbitration Association with a copy of the demand delivered to the Superintendent, all pursuant to the following rules and conditions:
Step Four - Arbitration. If the grievance remains unresolved at Step Three, the Union shall have the right to refer the matter to arbitration. In the event the Union elects to do so, it must notify the Bureau of Human Resources of its decision in writing within fifteen (15) calendar days from the conclusion of Step Three.
Step Four - Arbitration. If the union is not satisfied with the City Manager’s response to the grievance at Step Three, or if for any reason, forty (40) working days have elapsed from the date upon which the grievance was received by the City Manager, the Union may require that the grievance be referred to an impartial arbitrator, who shall be designated by mutual agreement between the Union and the City Manager. Provided further that the Union shall forward to the City the Union’s portion of the State Mediation and Conciliation Services (SMCS) fee within 120 calendar days of receipt of the City Manager’s response. Failure by the Union to meet this 120 calendar days deadline for both referral to Arbitration and payment of the SMCS fee shall be deemed as a full and complete waiver by the Union to appeal the City Manager’s decision to Arbitration and the City Manager decision shall be final and binding on all parties. The fees and expenses of the Arbitrator, the State Mediation and Conciliation Services, and of a Court Reporter shall be shared equally by the Union and the City. Each party, however, shall bear the cost of its own presentation, including preparation and post-hearing briefs, if any. Arbitrator decisions on matters properly before them shall be in writing and shall be final and binding on both parties hereto to the extent permitted by the Charter of the City.
Step Four - Arbitration. 1. With respect to all non-disciplinary grievances and disciplinary cases involving the discharge, suspension of three (3) days or more, or the reduction in rank, the OPBA may make a written request that the decision of the underlying grievance be submitted to binding arbitration pursuant to Step Four, hereunder. A written request for appellate arbitration must be submitted to the other party within fourteen (14) calendar days following such party’s receipt of the written decision at Step 3. In the event the decision at Step 3 is not referred to arbitration within the time limits prescribed, the decision of the Trustees or Designee shall be final and binding upon the OPBA, the member and the Township.