Case: St. Antoine 1

Whether or not the employer violated the Agreement when it denied an employee a personal leave day? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: St. Antoine 3

Whether or not the Fire Department violated the CBA by allowing three candidates to take the promotional exam for Fire Captain? Grievance denied in part and granted in part. (Public)

Case: St. Antoine 4

Whether or not the Employer violated the Agreement, or binding past practices under it, when its Civil Service Board unilaterally reduced the service requirements needed for promotion to Battalion Fire Chief or Fire Captain? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Beitner 4

Whether or not the employer was justified in assigning duties to employees that were not listed in their job descriptions? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Beitner 5

Whether or not the fire department violated the contract or ignored past practice when it made an assignment to Battalion Chief by ignoring "rank seniority"? Grievance granted. (Public)

Case: Chiesa 6

Whether or not the employer was justified in compelling an employee to adjust her schedule to avoid paying her overtime? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Chiesa 8

Whether or not the employer breached the CBA when it required an employee to return to his former position once he was eligible for the position again rather than allow him to stay in his current position? (Grievant had lost his former position and license due to a drunk driving infraction). Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Chiesa 10

Whether or not the employer violated the agreement when it denied dispatchers the use of television and video recorders for entertainment purposes? Grievance granted. (Public)

 

Case: Daniel 1

Whether or not the employer was justified in applying the leaves of absence policy outlined in the contract and denying the requests of the grievants by ignoring past practice? Grievance granted in part.   (Public)

Case: Glazer 14

Whether or not the employer violated the contract when it refused to schedule an employee on a holiday? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Grissom 4

Whether or not the Fire Department violated the collective bargaining Agreement and/or a binding past practice by extending the eligibility deadline for an examination thereby allowing a Captain to the exam for Battalion Chief? (Captain would be eligible in just a few additional days to take the exam.) Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Pearson 1

1. Whether or not the issue is arbitrable? Grievance denied. 

2. Whether or not, under the Agreement and past practice, the employer had the right to develop and implement the new Jail Overtime Posting policy? Grievance denied. (Public)

Case: Wolkinson 3

Whether or not the Employer violated the contract when it recruited applicants from outside the bargaining unit to test and qualify for the position of Fire Marshal? Grievance granted. (Public)

Case: Abernethy 2

Whether or not the employer violated the Agreement by forcing employees to wear shoes they were not reimbursed for? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Bocken 6

Whether or not the employer violate the seniority provision of the CBA by not granting an open position to the senior employee, because he failed of follow proper application procedures? Grievance Denied. (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: Buchheit 1

Whether or not the employer violated the CBA by posting a position that had not been created in accordance with the contract? Grievance Granted. (This opinion also discusses the use of seniority for selection purposes.) (Private)

Case: Creo 1

Whether or not the employer violated the agreement when it refused to pay employees their accrued vacation pay after going out of business? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Das 1

Whether or not the employer violated the agreement when it did not schedule a Lead Utility man to a shift as required by the Agreement? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Epstein 1

Whether or not the employer violated the CBA by refusing to accept the resignation of an employee from the Crash and Fire Rescue Crew in order to be in compliance with federal regulations? 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: Popular II 1

Whether or not the employer has the right to require compulsory overtime? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Sickles 2

Whether or not the employer needs to provide a five-day notice to the Union prior to filling a permanent position which results from the filling of a vacancy under the preference system? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Vernon 1

Whether or not the employer is violated the contract by not allowing employees to continue to smoke in the maintenance facilities? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Zigman 1

Whether or not the employer violated the agreement when it refused to offer dual medical coverage to a full time employee and his wife (a part time employee)? Grievance Denied. (Private)

Case: Zigman 2

Whether or not the employer violated the agreement when it assigned an employee a seniority date after working 90 inconsecutive days as a senior agent, instead of the date when he began his trial period? Grievance Granted. (Private)

Case: Zumas 3

Whether or not the employer unfairly disqualified an employee from overtime hours? 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)



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