George R. Fleischli, Paula Knopf, Homer C. LaRue, Robert B. Moberly, Nancy Walker, Bill O'Brien, Karen G. Schanfield, Thomas R. Trachsel
March 16, 2012 Proceedings Database
Excerpts from workshops on procedural rulings. The subjects include 1) third-party participation; 2) “due process” protections; 3) subpoenas; 4) absence of grievant or key witness; 5) witnesses from the opposing side; 6) medical affidavits; 7) closing arguments, briefs, remedies; 8) token presentations, agreed awards, and disqualification of the arbitrator.
The article addresses discharge or reassignment for physical or mental inability to perform the work (including being overweight and underweight); temporary and permanent disability distinguished; and the failure of the employee to disclose a physical defect in the job application. (The article is pre-ADA.) Sick leave use, abuse, overpayment and related issues are discussed, as …