Arbitration Awards for 2014

Below are arbitration awards issued by arbitrators on the Bureau of Mediation Services' Arbitration Roster.  To view an award, click on the employer name. Awards are grouped by month, with the most recent month listed first. All linked arbitration award documents are in PDF format and require a PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free download.

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Minn. Stat. § 13.43, subd. 2(b) and 179A.04, subd. 3, provides as follows:

In the case of arbitration proceedings arising under collective bargaining agreements, a final disposition occurs at the conclusion of the arbitration proceedings, or upon the failure of the employee to elect arbitration within the time provided by the collective bargaining agreement. A disciplinary action does not become public data if an arbitrator sustains a grievance and reverses all aspects of any disciplinary action.

In accordance with this provision, arbitration awards are not public if the arbitrator sustains a grievance and reverses all aspects of any discplinary action.


July, 2014

Employer Name
Union Name
Arbitrator
Benton County (Interest Award) Teamsters Local 320 Jacobs, Jeffrey
Gopher Resources, Inc. Teamsters Local 120 Befort, Stephen
ISD 550, Underwood Underwood Education Association Gallagher, Thomas
ISD 695, Chisholm Education Minnesota - Chisholm Lundberg, James
Minneapolis, City of Teamsters Local 320 Lundberg, James
Minnesota, State of Minnesota Nurses Association Fogelberg, J. C.
Pioneerland Library System (Interest Award) AFSCME Minnesota Council 65 Jacobs, Jeffrey
St. Paul, City of (Interest Award) St. Paul Police Federation Fogelberg, J.C.

June, 2014

Employer Name
Union Name
Arbitrator
Canby, City of (Interest Award) Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc. Imes, Sharon
Hennepin County AFSCME Minnesota Council 5 Kircher, Andrea
ISD 100, Wrenshall Education Minnesota VerPloeg, Christine
ISD 199, Inver Grove Heights Education Minnesota Inver Grove Heights Befort, Stephen
ISD 696, Ely AFSCME Minnesota Council 65 Anderson, Richard
Jefferson Lines Amalgamated Transit Workers 1498 Beens, Richard
Minnesota State Colleges & Universities Minnesota State College Faculty Kircher, Andrea
Ramsey County Teamsters Local 320 Bognanno, Mario

 

May, 2014


Employer Name
Union Name
Arbitrator
McLeod County ASFCME Minnesota Council 65 Jacobs, Jeffrey
Metro Transit Amalgamated Transit Union 1005 Gallagher, Sharon

April, 2014


Employer Name
Union Name
Arbitrator
Blaine, City of Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc. Crump, Harry
ISD 316, Greenway Education Minnesota, Greenway VerPloeg, Christine
ISD 706, Virginia Virginia Education Association Boldt, Charles
University of Minnesota ASFCME Minnesota Council 5 Jacobs, Jeffrey

March, 2014


Employer Name
Union Name
Arbitrator
Hennepin County Minnesota Public Employees Assn Crump, Harry
Isanti County Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc. Jacobs, Jeffrey
Minnesota, State of Minnesota Government Engineers Council Beens, Richard
Minnesota, State of, Department of Veteran's Affairs Individual Grievant Jacobs, Jeffrey
Sibley County (Interest Award) Minnesota Public Employees Assn Befort, Stephen
Xcel Energy, Inc. Electrical Workers Local 23 Daly, Joseph

February, 2014


Employer Name
Union Name
Arbitrator
Duluth, City of AFSCME Minnesota Council 5 Befort, Stephen
Freeborn County (Interest Award) Minnesota Public Employees Assn. Lundberg, James
ISD 625, St. Paul Professional Employees Association Remington, John
Metro Transit Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1005 Jacobs, Jeffrey
Metro Transit Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1005 Krueger, Dennis
Metro Transit Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1005 Neigh, Charlotte
Minnesota, State of MN Government Engineers Council Gallagher, Thomas
Roseau County Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc. Miller, Richard
St. Paul, City of St. Paul Police Federation Ogata, Harley
Wilkin County (Interest Award) Minnesota Public Employees Assn Neigh, Charlotte

January, 2014


Employer Name
Union Name
Arbitrator
Crosby, City of Teamsters Local 346 Remington, John
Faribault Allina Medical Clinic AFSCME Minnesota Council 65 Gallagher, Thomas
ISD 12, Centennial Minnesota School Employees Assn. Befort, Stephen
ISD 194, Lakeville Education Minnesota Lakeville Miller, Richard
International Falls, CIty of Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc. Ogata, Harley
Metro Transit Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1005 Lundberg, James
Oakdale, City of Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc. Beens, Richard
Sauk Rapids, City of Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc. Reynolds, James
Todd County Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc. Toenges, Rolland
Wilkin County (Interest Award) Minnesota Public Employees Assn. Latimer, George