Case: Ashford 1

Whether or not the Employer had just cause to discharge an employee for the possession of firearms and workplace violence? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Barnes 2

Whether the employer had just cause to discharge a corrections officer holding the position of Deputy who had been employed for two and one-half years with the County? (Reasons for discharge were "unlawful drug use and untruthful responses during an internal investigation.") Grievance granted in part and denied in part. (Public)

Case: Barnes 3

Whether the employer had just cause to suspend an officer for alleged illegal activity while it waited for the criminal matter to be decided? Grievance granted in part and denied in part. (Public)

Case: Bishop 1

Whether the employer had just cause to terminate the employee for willful disobedience, unprofessional conduct, misuse of property and falsifying records? The grievance was granted in part and denied in part. (No termination and no back pay) (Public)

Case: Block 1

Whether or not the Employer had just cause to suspend the grievant for two days for disorderly conduct? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Brodsky 2

Whether or not the employer just cause in discharging an employee for failing to comply with the drug testing policy? (Public)

Case: Brodsky 4

Whether or not the employer had just cause to terminate an employee for making hostile and violent threats? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Brooks 1

Whether or not the fire department had just cause to suspend a fire fighter for two days for insubordinate language? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Brooks 4

Whether or not the employer failed to properly notify the grievant that the meeting with her supervisor might lead to discipline? The grievance was denied because the original meeting was a police investigation not an employer's investigatory interview. (Public)

Case: Brown 1

Whether the employer had just cause to discharge an officer for the alleged mistreatment of a prisoner? Grievance granted. (Public)

Case: Brown 5

Whether the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for indecency at work? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Chiesa 1

Whether the employer had just cause to terminate an employee who was intoxicated, used profane and abusive language and was also physically abusive? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Chiesa 5

Whether the employer had just cause to suspend the grievant for failing to follow the directive of a supervisor (insubordination)? Grievant granted in part and denied in part. (Public)

Case: Chiesa 9

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for disregarding a superior's directive and engaging in misconduct at work? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Chiesa 11

Whether or not the employer violated the CBA in terminating an employee that tested positive for marijuana use? Grievance denied. Case: Dobry 1 Whether or not the employer had just cause to terminate a correction officer for falsifying records about a jail cell check. Grievance denied in part and granted in part. (Public)

Case: Easter 1

Whether the grievant was discharged for just cause (abuse of patient)? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Frankland 3

Whether the employer had just cause to discharge the grievant for violating recipient rights of clients? Grievance denied (Public)

Case: Grissom 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to suspend the employee for improper behavior at the workplace? (Public)

Case: Hornberger 1

Whether the employer had just cause to suspend an employee (Public Safety Officer) for eight work days because of insubordination and failure to respond to an alarm? Grievance denied, suspension upheld. (Public)

Case: Hornberger 6

Whether or not the Employer had just cause for terminating an employee who falsified FMLA documents. Grievance denied in part. (Public)

Case: Jacobs 1

Whether the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who refused to provide a specific medical service to a patient? Grievance granted in part and denied in part. (Public)

Case: Jacobs 2

Whether the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for falsifying a time sheet (overtime)? Grievance granted in part and denied in part. (Public)

Case: Jacobs 3

Whether the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for engaging in workplace violence? Grievance granted in part and denied in part. (Public)

Case: Abernethy 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who falsified overtime?

Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Abernethy 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge the employee for several safety violations? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Abernethy 5

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for falsifying time cards and punching out other employees? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Ables 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who tested positive for illegal drugs? Grievance Denied in part. (Private)

Case: Bloch 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who tested positive for illegal drugs? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Bloch 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for stealing a microwave? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Bocken 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for taking unauthorized absences? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Bocken 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for harassing and threatening another employee? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Bocken 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for striking and threatening another employee? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Bocken 4

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for excessive absences? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Bocken 5

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for not accepting a transfer position while on light duty assignment? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Bocken 8

Whether or not the employer had just cause to dismiss an employee for punching out the time cards of five other employees? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Boyer Jr. 2

Whether or not the employee was discharged for just cause, due to his chronic performance problems? (The award discusses progressive discipline in detail.) Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Boyer Jr. 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who removed materials from a dumpster for personal use? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Boyer Jr. 4

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for taking mini liquor bottles from the employer for a party? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Chairman 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for theft? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Cohen 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for threatening the life of his supervisor? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Damon Jr. 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for sleeping on the job? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Denenberg 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for multiple performance problems and misconduct? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Denenberg 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for repeated absences without proper notification? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Denenberg 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for several performance problems and safety infractions? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Denenberg 4

Whether or not the employer has just cause to discharge an employee for writing threatening comments about a supervisor in a common area? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Densenberg 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for theft? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Densenberg 2

Whether or not the employee received a fair investigation and was discharged for just cause (theft)? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Fisher 1

Whether or not the conditional resignation of the employee took effect after he was accused of sleeping on the job? Grievance Denied. (Note: The employee signed a sudden death/last chance agreement that stated he would resign if he was caught sleeping again. He was caught sleeping again so the arbitrator found that his letter of resignation was valid.) (Private)

Case: Fredenberger Jr. 1

Whether or not the employee was discharged for just cause when he failed to follow fueling regulations? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Frankland 1

Whether the employer had just cause to suspend grievant for 10 days for violating the employer’s anti smoking policy? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Franklin 1

Whether the employer had just cause to give the grievant, a police lieutenant, a written warning for speaking to a defense attorney? Grievance granted. (Public)

Case: Gaba 1

Whether the employer had just cause to terminate an employee who used profanity against a supervisor and threw something at the supervisor? Grievance denied. (Note this is not a Michigan case but rather a private arbitration case. The resume of the arbitrator is included with the award. The award has good language about standards for just cause.) (Public)

Case: Glazer 1

Whether court employee who was continually late and made mistakes with warrants was terminated for just cause? Grievance Denied. (Public)

Case: Glazer 2

Whether the employer had just cause to terminate a cashier who allegedly did not require a customer to pay for food? Grievance Granted. (Public)

Case: Glazer 3

Whether the employer had just cause to suspend an off duty police officer for allegedly acting in a drunk and disorderly manner in a public place? Grievance granted in part. Suspension reduced. (Public)

Case: Glazer 10

Whether or not the employer had just cause to terminate the grievant for excessive absenteeism? (NOTE: FMLA was also discussed.) Grievance was granted in part and denied in part. (Reinstatement without back pay or benefits.) (Public)

Case: Glazer 11

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge of the grievant for violation of the anti harassment policy, and if not, what should be the remedy? Granted in part and denied in part (Reinstatement without back pay or benefits.) (Public)

Case: Glazer 13

Whether the employer had just cause to change the shift of the employee? Grievance granted in part (employee was reimbursed for shift premium) and grievance denied in part (employee was not reimbursed for such things as attorney fees and medical bills.) (Public)

Case: Glendon 1

Whether the employer had just cause to demote a 16 year officer (6 years at police sergeant rank) for alleged failure to perform duties in a competent manner and conduct unbecoming an officer? Grievance granted. (Public)

Case: Glendon 2

Whether the employer had just cause to give a teacher a letter of warning for arriving late to school and leaving her class unattended? Grievance granted. (Public)

Case: Grissom 2

Whether the employer had just cause to suspend the grievant for 3 days for lost keys? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Groty 7

Whether the terminations of a bus driver and an aide were for just cause? Both grievants were terminated for "willful neglect of duty" when a four year old child was left on bus. Grievance granted in part and denied in part. (Public)

Case: Groty 8

Whether employer had just cause to give teacher a 1 day suspension for message to class about guns? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Jason 2

Whether the employer had just cause to suspend the grievant for 2 days? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Kanner 1

Whether the employer had just cause to terminate a probationary employee who started fire? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Kelman 1

Whether or not the Employer had just cause to discharge two employees for violating the "Workplace Violence Policy"? Grievance denied (Public)

Case: Lyons 2

Whether the grievant, a 16 year police officer, was discharged for just cause? (Alleged defrauding of a credit card company.) Grievance is denied. (Public)

Case: Lyons 3

Whether the grievant, a 7 year police officer, was discharged for just cause? (Alleged knife cutting incident). Grievance is denied. (Public)

Case: Gentile 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discipline the employee for misuse of sick leave? Grievance granted. (Private)

Case: Gentile 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge a 25 year employee for theft and dishonesty? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Gentile 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for dependability issues? Grievance denied. (Private)

Case: Gilson 1

Whether or not the employee was discharged for just cause (theft)? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Gilson 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who had been involved in multiple confrontations and had made threats to others? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Gootnick 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to issue a written warning to an Employee for insubordination? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Harris 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for leaving work without talking to a supervisor? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Harris 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for vandalizing cars in the parking lot? Grievance Denied (Private)

Case: Heekin 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for multiple offenses of insubordination and destruction of employer property? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Heekin 2

Whether or not the employer has to accept a grievance that was not filed in a timely fashion? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Helburn 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for taxiing a plane without approval, in the company of a non-employee? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Helburn 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who was caught stealing gas, and trying to cover it up? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Hockenberry 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who was caught falsifying a worker's compensation claim? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Horowitz 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who was absent for a prolonged period without properly notifying management? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Horowitz 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who had been on medical leave for two years, and was not permitted to return to work? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Horowitz 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who was caught sleeping on the job, after receiving a previous discipline? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Horowitz 4

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who wrote discriminatory and threatening graffiti messages on the company's bathroom stalls? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Jones 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who reported to work intoxicated? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Kasher 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who refused to return to work after medical leave? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Liebowitz 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for selling companion prices to non-employees and making a profit? Grievance Granted in part. (Private)

Case: Libkuman 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for re-using flight coupons and depriving the company of revenue? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Muessig 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who made death threats to managers and coworkers? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Nevins 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who was seen eating food that belonged to the Employer, and perceived as being threatening when caught? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Nevins 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for using profanity and intimidating coworkers? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Nevins 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for shipping a package and charging it to the employer's account? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Lyons 4

Whether the grievant, a 20 year deputy and an admitted alcoholic, was discharged for just cause? (Alleged drunken driving, use of firearm while under the influence and fleeing from police officers.) Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Lyons 5

Whether the employer had just cause for a 3 day suspension of officer? (Alleged providing of special privileges to inmate.) Grievance granted. (Public)

Case: Lyons 6

Whether the employer had just cause for a 3 day suspension of an Athletic Facility Worker? (Alleged profanity towards other employees.) Grievance granted. (Public)

Case: Mazurak 1

Whether the employer had just cause to suspend employee for ten days for taking state property? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: McCormick 7

Whether or not the fire department had just cause to issue a firefighter a two-day, 24-hour per day, disciplinary suspension for backing up a fire truck too fast and causing considerable damage to the truck? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: McDonald 1

Whether the employer had just cause to suspend two police officers for their actions during the detaining and chasing of suspects? Grievance granted in part and denied in part. (Public)

Case: McDonald 4

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge police officers who engaged in obscene and indecent conduct while either on duty or on city property. Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Moberly 1

Whether or not the Authority had just cause to terminate the grievant? Termination was ruled to not be with just cause, but discipline was found to be with just cause. Grievant was reinstated without back pay. (Public)

Case: Opperwall 1

Whether the employee was terminated for just cause (insubordination)? Grievance granted. (Public)

Case: Opperwall 3

Whether the employer had just cause to terminate the employee for theft? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Opperwall 4

Whether the probationary employee was terminated for union activity? (Just cause determined not to apply because employee was probationary.) Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Paton #1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to terminate an employee for failing to conduct block checks in regular intervals, missing block checks completely and falsifying the block check log book. The grievance was granted in part and denied in part. (Public)

Case: Patton 4

Whether the employer had just cause to terminate an employee for theft? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Roumell 1

Whether the employer had just cause to give an employee a 5 day suspension for failing to disclose his criminal record on an application form? Grievance is denied. (Public)

Case: Shaw 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to terminate an employee who was placed on medical leave for an indefinite period of time? Grievances granted in part and denied in part.

1. Grievant would be reinstated to former position because there was no just cause for termination.

2. There was just cause for a suspension because the grievant disregarded medical records required by the CBA. (Public)

Case: Schneider 1

Whether the employer had just cause to terminate a day housekeeper because he failed to change his behavior after receiving numerous corrective actions? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Schneider 2

Whether the employer had just cause to suspend an employee for 14 days for numerous attendance problems? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Schneider 4

Whether the employer had just cause to issue a letter of warning to the grievant for conduct unbecoming? (Grievant used profanity.) Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Nevins 5

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who made remarks that were considered threatening to a supervisor? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Nevins 6

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for engaging in conduct that is detrimental to the employer's relationship with customers? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Nevins 7

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee, on the accelerated drug testing program, who did not come in on her day off for a drug test? Grievance granted. (Private)

Case: O’Brien 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who refused to return to work after a medical leave? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: O’Brien 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for remaining on medical leave despite an ability to return to work? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Parnell 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for punching out other employees' time cards? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Parnell 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for not reporting sales and losing deposits? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Parnell 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for falsification of sick leave? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Popular II

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for excessive absences?

Grievance granted in part and denied in part. (Private)

Case: Rubin 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for leaving the work area after excessive absences? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Seidenberg 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to terminate an employee for filing false re-imbursement reports for his stay at a motel during relocation? Grievance Granted in part. (Private)

Case: Shaw 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who did not follow the sick day call-in procedures? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Van Wart

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for calling in sick when he was approved to work by his physician? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Vivenzio 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause for terminating the employee for using employer computer to view pornography, including websites containing child pornography? Yes, the employer’s termination of the employee was found to be justified. (Public)

Case: Walsh 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to suspend an employee for acting aggressively towards other employees? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Williams 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who did not provide medical documentation for his absences? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Wittenberg 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee who falsified his reasons for the use of sick leave? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Wittenberg 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for misuse of pass privileges? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Wittenberg 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for attendance problems associated with alcoholism? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Zigman 3

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for accepting worker's compensation benefits, although he did not follow the doctor's prescribed orders and did not return to work when able? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Zigman 4

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for getting into a physical altercation with another employee? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Zigman 5

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for physically assaulting another employee? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Zumas 1

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for failure to return to light duty after medical leave? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Zumas 2

Whether or not the employer had just cause to discharge an employee for removing passenger's items from a plane, and not reporting them to lost and found? Grievance Denied. (Private)



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