Arbitrator Ruling On Printing Press CBA Breach Stands

Law360, New York (September 15, 2010, 3:13 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has upheld a March 2009 arbitrator's decision requiring Graphic Packaging International Inc. to keep three people working their printing presses at all times and pay $850,000 to union members whose duties were changed.

Judge William C. Griesbach of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin on Tuesday ruled that the arbitrator, George L. Fitzsimmons, had appropriately ruled based on an existing collective bargaining agreement and past precedent that Graphics Packaging was required to have a full-time helper working at each...
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